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Umabari with Waves
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Umabari with Waves


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The handle is decorated with a pattern of crashing waves. Umabari were carried in place of kogai in Higo province (modern-day Kumamoto). They were used to stimulate horses. This is part of a mounted set.
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
18th-19th century (Edo-Meiji)
Medium
silver, steel
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1157.4
Measurements
L: 5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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