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Tsuba: HELM.O.9-1946

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Kinai (Production)


Iron. Square with rounded corners. Pierced work. Five butterflies, chased in low relief. Signature: Kinai of Echizen

Legal notes

Bequeathed by J. E. Helm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946) by Helm, J. E.

School or Style

Kinai School of Echizen

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Piercing Chasing Bas-relief

Identification numbers

Accession number: HELM.O.9-1946
Primary reference Number: 169218
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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