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Tsuba with Dragon in Clouds
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Tsuba with Dragon in Clouds


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description On either side of the tsuba, a dragon is shown entwined with clouds. Dragons are associated with water and often depicted with clouds or waves. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 蛟一則鐫之; [Transliteration] Kô Kazunori sen kore; [Translation] Kô Kazunori carved this; [Seal] unread
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1824-1876 (late Edo-Meiji)
Medium
silver, gold, shibuichi
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1211.2
Measurements
H: 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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