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Tsuba with Autumn Leaves
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Tsuba with Autumn Leaves


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
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 [Signature] 武州住 正克; [Transliteration] bushû jû/masakatsu saku; [Translation] Made by Maskatsu, residing in Bushû
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 1780-1800 (Edo)
Medium
iron, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.342
Measurements
2 3/4 x 3/16 in. (7 x 0.5 cm) (diam. x d.)
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Not On View

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