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Tsuba with Peacock Feathers
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Tsuba with Peacock Feathers


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This tsuba is designed as several overlapping peacock feathers. The eyes at the end of the feathers are decorated with copper and shakudo. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 平安 永田直寛; [Translation] Nagata Naohiro (kao)
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
1st half 19th century (late Edo)
Medium
silver, copper, shakudo, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1179.2
Measurements
H: 2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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