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Tsuba with Three Samurai Attacking a Courtier
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Tsuba with Three Samurai Attacking a Courtier


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description On the right of this tsuba, a group of three samurai attack a courtier. The body of the rightmost samurai extends over the edge of the tsuba and is completed on the back. This scene is probably a reference to an episode from a story.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 政隨; [Translation] Shôzui
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
1696-1769 (mid Edo)
Medium
sentoku, shibuichi, gold, shakudo, copper
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.287
Measurements
2 13/16 in. (7.2 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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