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Tsuba with a Rat and a Chinese Hot Pepper
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Tsuba with a Rat and a Chinese Hot Pepper


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description At the lower right edge of this tsuba, a silver rat holds a Chinese hot pepper. The body is made of red coral and the stem is gold. On the lower left of the back is a second pepper made in the same fashion.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
n.d.
Medium
iron, silver, gold, coral
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.151
Measurements
2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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