Description Surrounding the central opening of this tsuba is an openwork design of autumn leaves. At the upper right is a maple leaf. Two chestnuts leaves fill the lower right and the bottom edge of the tsuba. A pine cone and a gingko leaf complete the motif.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transliteration] bushû jû/masakatsu saku; [Translation] Made by Maskatsu, residing in Bushû
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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