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Sword Guard

Asian Art

MEDIUM Iron, chiseled and pierced and with extensive gilding
DATES 18th century
PERIOD Edo Period
DIMENSIONS 2 15/16 x 2 13/16 x 3/16 in. (7.5 x 7.2 x 0.4 cm)  (show scale)
SIGNATURE Made by Soheishi Soten of Hikone in Omi Province Japanese: Goshu Hikone no ju Soheishi Soten
COLLECTIONS Asian Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 28.594
CREDIT LINE Gift of F. Ethel Wickham
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Sword Guard, 18th century. Iron, chiseled and pierced and with extensive gilding, 2 15/16 x 2 13/16 x 3/16 in. (7.5 x 7.2 x 0.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of F. Ethel Wickham, 28.594. Creative Commons-BY
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Sword Guard