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Tsuba with a Bird in a Tree
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Tsuba with a Bird in a Tree


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A dead tree extends along the right edge of this tsuba. At its top, just above the hole for the hair pick, sits a bird. On the reverse are faint indications of a landscape.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Place] 武州江戸住; [Transliteration] Bushû Edo jû; [Translation] Residing in Edo, Bushu [province]; [Signature] 重光作之; [Transliteration] Shigemitsu kore o tsukuru; [Translation] this was made by Shigemitsu
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
18th-19th century (?) (Edo)
Medium
sentoku, gold and silver details
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.353
Measurements
2 15/16 in. (7.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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