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Sword guard with sea shell design

Sword guard with sea shell design
(Kai zu tsuba 貝図鍔)
Edo period (1600-1615)-1868

Medium
iron, gilt
Measurements
0.5 × 7.5 cm diameter
Place/s of Execution
Echizen,Fukui,Japan
Inscription
cast c.:
Accession Number
2280-D3
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1921
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Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Random variety of shells in relief and openwork, gold inlay.