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Tsuba with Boat and Moon
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Tsuba with Boat and Moon


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description On the front of the tsuba, a full moon slightly obscured by clouds appears at the upper left. Beneath it is a boat in the water. On the reverse, geese are shown in flight. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquistion unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 岩本寛斎作; [Transliteration] Iwamoto Kansai saku; [Translation] Made by Iwamoto Kansai
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1841-1918 (late Edo-Meiji-Taisho)
Medium
silver, gold, sentoku
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1260.2
Measurements
H: 2 9/16 x W: 2 x D: 3/16 in. (6.5 x 5.1 x 0.4 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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