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Knife hilt and finial


Artist Unknown (Japanese)


Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Knife hilt and finial, Artist Unknown (Japanese)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Metalwork
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Japanese, Asia, Japan
Inscriptions: Tag; Inscription .2: '185-'; side: illegibile numbers
Physical Description: set of Fuchi-Kashira of a cat and rats; .1 decorated with one maise sitting on a gold-colored broom on front, another mouse on back; oval opening on top, semi-rectangular opening on bottom; .2 decorated with gold-colored cat; rectangular openings on 2 s
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Louis W. Hill, Jr.
Accession Number: 96.146.8a,b
Added to Site: February 28, 2009