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[Fuchigashira, sword guards and kozuka.]

Image ID: 819543

[Fuchigashira, sword guards and kozuka.] ([1911?])

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Fuchigashira, sword guards and kozuka.]

Published Date

: [1911?]

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 27 x 34 cm. (10 1/2 x 13 1/4 in.)


: Numbers (1540-1541, 1543-1544, 1546) printed on image. Items no. 1540 are kozuka (knife grip), tsuba (sword guards) and fuchigashira (cap and ring located on the handle of a sword); 1541, 1543, 1544 and 1546 are fuchigashira. Inscription on sword guard : "Sendai jû Kiyosada."

Original Source

: From An illustrated catalogue of Japanese old fine arts, displayed at the Japan-British Exhibition, London, 1910 : compiled by the office of the Imperial Japanese Government Commission to the Japan-British Exhibition. (Tokyo : The Shimbi Shoin, [1911?]) Japan. Imperial Japanese Government Commission to the Japan-British Exhibition., Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Design -- Japanese

Source Description

: 2 folders (61 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 819543

Record ID

: 710937

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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