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Tsuba with a Heron under a Winter Willow
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Tsuba with a Heron under a Winter Willow


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A heron is depicted on the right side of the tsuba standing in water. It is looking at a fish shown along the bottom edge. The branch of a tree arches over the top of the tsuba. On the reverse is a tree by a body of water. The edges of the tsuba are decorated with scattered gold flakes.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 青龍斎 秀寿; [Translation] Seiryûsai/Hidetoshi (kao)
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 1850 (late Edo)
Medium
iron, gold, silver
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.368
Measurements
2 11/16 in. (6.9 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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