FMNH 130802.nosub[1]

  • 130802: Fox woman

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    Description: Fox woman. [clawed beast] edge is bounded by a cloud like design. Obverse, Iron Tsuba sword guard of a Katana. Mito school. Made by Masatsugu Ichijuisai of Mito. Early 19th Century. 18th Century
  • 130802: Bearded figure of T'ai Kung

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    Description: Bearded figure of T'ai Kung, the aged priest, who with his double edged sword executed Ta Ki, one of China's most notriously wicked women. in low relief in the center. Irregular form, the edge is bounded by a cloud like design. Reverse, with artist's signature. Iron Tsuba sword guard of a Katana. Mito school. Made by Masatsugu Ichijuisai of Mito. Early 19th Century. 18th Century
  • 130802: Of irregular form, the edge is

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    Description: Of irregular form, the edge is bounded by a cloud like design, in low relief in the center of the guard is the bearded figure of T'ai Kung, the aged priest, who with his double edged sword execture Ta Ki, one of China's most notriously wicked women. Tsuba Sword Guard Reverse, with artist's signature. Iron Tsuba sword guard of a Katana. Mito school. Made by Masatsugu Ichijuisai of Mito. Early 19th Century. 18th Century
  • Scanner: Keri Jakubowski
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    Description: scan of tsuba catalog card
Catalog Number: 130802.nosub[1]
Description: tsuba
Materials: metal; iron
Cultural Attribution: Japanese
Time Period: 19th c.
Locality: Japan, Tokyo, Tokyo, Japanese Archipelago, Honshū Island
Accession Number: [1254] F. W. Gunsaulus (Gift)
Accession Year: 1916
Continent: Asia
Country: Japan
District/County: Tokyo
City/Town: Tokyo
Collector/Source: F. W. Gunsaulus
IRN: 1032054
GUID: e6f4f6cb-d4be-4358-bed9-b0f12f1dca2b