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Quatrefoil (four-lobed) sword guard (tsuba) with design of dragons, peony, and ball
銘:越前住記内作 菊の葉透し丸形鍔
Place of Origin: Japan
Date: 1700-1868
Historical Period: Edo period (1615-1868)
Materials: Copper alloy with various metal inlays
Dimensions: H. 7.2 cm x W. 7.0 cm; D. 0.5 cm seppa-dai; D. 0.65 cm rim
Credit Line: Transfer from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Department: Japanese Art
Collection: Arms And Armament
Object Number: B87W11
On Display: Yes
Location: Gallery 27

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Exhibition History: "The Great Japanese Metal Arts: From Swords to Ploughshares" (in commemoration of the signing of the peace treaty), SFO Museum, 7/2001 - 1/2002
Exhibition History: "The Great Japanese Metal Arts: From Swords to Ploughshares" (in commemoration of the signing of the peace treaty), SFO Museum, 7/2001 - 1/2002