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Tsuba with a Chinese Hunter and a Rabbit
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Tsuba with a Chinese Hunter and a Rabbit


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description On the right side of this tsuba stands a man in Chinese style dress holding a bow. At the bottom, a rabbit seems to run away from him. This is probably a reference to a legend. On the back is a waterfall.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 知光作; [Translation] Tomomitsu saku
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
late 18th-early 19th century (late Edo)
Medium
iron, gold and copper detail
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.311
Measurements
2 15/16 x 2 3/4 x 3/16 in. (7.49 x 7 x 0.44 cm)
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