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Tsuka with Dragons, Clouds, and Mt. Fuji
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Tsuka with Dragons, Clouds, and Mt. Fuji


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The kashira on the end depicts a dragon amongst clouds with gold highlights. One of the menuki is in the shape of a gold dragon flying through shakudo clouds. The other depicts Mt. Fuji. The pairing of a dragon and Mt. Fuji is an emblem of success. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
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Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
18th-19th century (late Edo-Meiji)
Medium
silver, ray skin, gold, shakudo
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1281.3B
Measurements
L: 4 13/16 in. (12.2 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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