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Tsuba with Dragons and Clouds
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Tsuba with Dragons and Clouds


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Two dragons in clouds decorate the front of this tsuba. A black dragon made of shakudo is at the top. A gold dragon is at the bottom. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription] 應需造是; [Transliteration] ôju tsukuru kore; [Translation] Made by special order; [Signature] 伊藤正壽; [Translation] Itô Masatoshi
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
2nd half 19th century-early 20th century (late Edo-Meiji)
Medium
silver, gold, shakudo
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1226.2
Measurements
H: 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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