Sword guard with hemp leaf motif and interlocking square design

Sword guard with hemp leaf motif and interlocking square design
(Kasane asanoha zu tsuba 重ね麻の葉図鍔)
Edo period (1600-1615)-1868

Artist/s name
Masatsugu


Medium
iron, gilt, copper-gold alloy, copper
Measurements
0.4 x 7.2 cm diameter
Place/s of Execution
Bushū, Japan
Accession Number
2263-D3
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1921
 
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Gallery Location
Asian Gallery Temporary Exhibtion Gallery
Mezzanine linked to Level 1, NGV International