FMNH 130673.nosub[1]

  • 130673: Beneath a full moon is the fox

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    Description: Beneath a full moon is the fox, kitsune, standing on his hind legs by the bank of a stream. Having put rushes on his head in order to appear as a woman, he gazes contentedly at his reflection is the water. Obverse. Shibuichi Tsuba [guard] for a Katana sword. Iwamoto school. Made by Iwamoto Koukwau. Late 18th Century.
  • 130673: Old wrinkled farmer leans on a

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    Description: Old wrinkled farmer leans on a staff behind bundles of rice. Reverse. Shibuichi Tsuba sword guard of a Katana. Iwamoto school. Made by Iwamoto Koukwau.
  • 130673: Old wrinkled farmer leans on a staff

    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Old wrinkled farmer leans on a staff behind bundles of rice. Reverse. Shibuichi Tsuba sword guard of a Katana. Iwamoto school. Made by Iwamoto Koukwau.
  • Scanner: Keri Jakubowski
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    Description: scan of tsuba catalog card
  • 130673: Beneath a full moon is the fox

    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Beneath a full moon is the fox, kitsune, standing on his hind legs by the bank of a stream. Having put rushes on his head in order to appear as a woman, he gazes contentedly at his reflection is the water. Obverse. Shibuichi Tsuba [guard] for a Katana sword. Iwamoto school. Made by Iwamoto Koukwau. Late 18th Century.
Catalog Number: 130673.nosub[1]
Description: tsuba
Materials: metal; silver
Cultural Attribution: Japanese
Time Period: 18th 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: 1032103
GUID: 02cae651-779d-44d7-84e6-04c3c2f9e52d