Sword-Hilt Collar and Pommel (Fuchigashira)

Copper-silver alloy (shibuichi) | 1in | 19th century

Unknown Artist

A fuchigashira is a pair of matching sword fittings comprising the fuchi (collar at the base of the grip of the sword hilt) and kashira (pommel cap at the end of a sword hilt).

Credit: Gift of a Trustee of the Museum, 1917
Object: 17.208.107a, b

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