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Tsuba with Geese and Reeds
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Tsuba with Geese and Reeds


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The front of this tsuba shows two geese in water among reeds. One goose is at the right, while is second is hidden among reeds on the lower left. On the back, a full moon can be seen through the clouds. These are popular motifs of autumn.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 政隨; [Translation] Shôzui
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1715-1769 (Edo)
Medium
sentoku, shibuichi and gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.126
Measurements
2 15/16 x 2 3/4 x 3/16 in. (7.5 x 7.01 x 0.45 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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