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Sword scabbard ornament (menuki) in the shape of a lobster, pair with 1982/2.15

Accession Number
1982/2.14

Title
Sword scabbard ornament (menuki) in the shape of a lobster, pair with 1982/2.15

Artist(s)
Japanese

Artist Nationality
Japanese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
19th century

Medium & Support
iron with gold inlay

Dimensions
3/16 in. x 1 in. x 1 9/16 in. ( 0.5 cm x 2.6 cm x 4 cm )

Credit Line
Gift of Professor Rose Vainstein

Primary Object Classification
Arms and Armor

Primary Object Type
scabbard ornament

Additional Object Classification(s)
Metalwork

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
Weaponry
lobster
samurai

2 Related Resources

Japan Pax Tokugawa 1600-1868
(Part of: Empires and Colonialism)
Samurai
(Part of 5 Learning Collections)

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