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Sword guard with watercress design

Sword guard with watercress design
(Mizukusa zu tsuba 水草図鍔)
Edo period (1600-1615)-1868

iron, copper alloy, gilt
0.4 × 7.0 × 7.4 cm
Accession Number
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1916
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Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Two window-like motifs with allover X leaf pattern, copper inlay.