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Tsuba with Eight Folding Fans
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Tsuba with Eight Folding Fans


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This tsuba is made of eight fans depicting various natural motifs radiating around the central opening. Two fans are slightly truncated to allow for the hair pick's opening. The fans depict bamboo, willow, Mt. Fuji, water, and stylized landscape.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
n.d.
Medium
shakudo, gold, copper
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.140
Measurements
2 11/16 x 2 9/16 x 3/16 in. (6.9 x 6.5 x 0.42 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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