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Shield

Date:
17th century
Culture:
probably Japanese
Medium:
Wood, jesso, pigment, lacquer, gold
Dimensions:
Diam. 19 in. (48.3 cm); D. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 16 oz. (1352 g)
Classification:
Shields
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.728
Not on view
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