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Tsuba with a Flowering Gourd Vine
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Tsuba with a Flowering Gourd Vine


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A flowering gourd vine applied to the iron body in gilt runs along the lower and right edges of this tsuba. The motif repeats on the reverse.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquistion unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 菊川久英; [Translation] Kikugawa Hisahide (kao)
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1780-1800 (Edo)
Medium
iron, gilt
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.268
Measurements
H: 2 13/16 x W: 2 11/16 x D: 3/16 in. (7.18 x 6.86 x 0.55 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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