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
Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License