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Stirrups (Abumi)

Artist:
Ujiyoshi (Japanese, active 18th century)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Iron, silver
Dimensions:
H. of each 10 in. (25.4 cm); L. of each 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm); W. of each 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm); Wt. of each 5 lb. 6 oz. (2438 g)
Classification:
Equestrian Equipment-Stirrups
Credit Line:
Purchase, Gift of Estate of James Hazen Hyde, by exchange, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.194.1, .2
Not on view
Ujiyoshi lived in Kaga (Ishikawa prefecture), where many silver-inlaid stirrups were made during the Edo period.
Inscription: Inscribed: Kanazawa jū Gon nō jō Ujiyoshi Sake.
Kanazawa
Pyhrr, Stuart W., Donald J. La Rocca, and Morihiro Ogawa. Arms and Armor: Notable Acquisitions, 1991–2002. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2002. pp. 60–61, ill. (color).



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