FMNH 130778.nosub[1]

  • 130778: [wood] Pine tree bark and spray

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    Description: [wood] Pine tree bark and spray of needles. Reverse. Artist's signature visible. Iron Tsuba sword guard for Katana. Inscribed. Myochin School. Made by Munekuni. 18th Century.
  • 130778: Obverse: Shell of sun (cicada

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    Description: Obverse: Shell of sun (cicada insect) and [wood] bark of old pine tree. Inscribed. Iron Tsuba sword guard for Katana. Myochin School. Made by Munekuni. 18th Century.
  • Scanner: Keri Jakubowski
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    Description: scan of tsuba catalog card
Catalog Number: 130778.nosub[1]
Creator:
  • Munekune
Description: tsuba
Materials: metal; iron
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: 1032382
GUID: 5daf29e4-ed0b-4e48-977b-29135b7c884d