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Three-clawed dragon
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Three-clawed dragon


Description Provenance Inscription
Description Front plate with three-clawed dragon in repousse. Hinged sideplates, waidate in two parts. All plates have another plate lashed on their upper sides, leather covered with rolled rims of copper and sections of copper borders with incised floral designs. Watagami (shoulder pad) but no hato-wa-no-ita.Lined with leather; brocaded shoulder pad. Two rings on back. A wooden tag inscribed in Japanese.
Provenance Acquired at Bunkio Matsuki sale, 1906 (45.00?)?
Inscriptions Unsigned

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Period
1780-1790 (Middle Edo)
Medium
Iron, leather, copper, wood
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.599
Measurements
Overall: 17 1/4 in. (43.8 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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