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Tsuba with Squirrels in a Grape Vine
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Tsuba with Squirrels in a Grape Vine


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Grape vines filled with fruit surround the openings on this tsuba. Five squirrels are shown amongst the vine. On the front, two are on the left side, and one is in the middle next to the artist's signature. On the reverse, the squirrels are at the upper right and lower left.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 守邨厚隆; [Translation] Morimura Atsutaka (kao)
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1st half 19th century (late Edo)
Medium
silver, copper, gold, shakudo
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.347
Measurements
2 7/8 x 2 3/4 x 3/16 in. (7.35 x 6.95 x 0.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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