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Tsuba with Stalks of Millet
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Tsuba with Stalks of Millet


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This simple tsuba, intended for a dagger or other small sword, has a stalk of millet on each side. The seeds are highlighted in gold. Millet is associated with autumn.
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
n.d.
Medium
copper, sentoku, gold, shakudo
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.257
Measurements
2 3/8 x 1 3/4 x 3/16 in. (6 x 4.45 x 0.42 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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