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This is a Tsuba. It is dated late 16th–17th century. Its medium is iron, shakudo (copper and gold alloy). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Hamilton Fish Webster. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Hamilton Fish Webster.

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Tsuba; Previously owned by Mrs. Hamilton Fish Webster ; iron, shakudo (copper and gold alloy); Gift of Mrs. Hamilton Fish Webster; 1899-15-6

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hewitt Sisters Collect.

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