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Pair of Sword-Grip Ornaments (Menuki)

18th century

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Title: Pair of Sword-Grip Ornaments (Menuki)
  • Date Created: 18th century
  • Physical Dimensions: Menuki (a); L. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); Wt. 0.2 oz. (5.7 g); menuki (b); L. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); Wt. 0.3 oz. (8.5 g)
  • Type: Pair of sword-grip ornaments (Menuki)
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/35010
  • Medium: Copper, copper-gold alloy (shakudō)
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: Japanese

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