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Tsuba with Chinese Gentlemen Viewing a Waterfall
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Tsuba with Chinese Gentlemen Viewing a Waterfall


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This tsuba depicts four men in Chinese dress at the lower right observing a waterfall at the left. A blossoming tress occupies the right side. On the reverse, a single figure looks off into the distance.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 政守; [Translation] Masamori
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
ca.1800-1850 (late Edo)
Medium
iron, gold, silver gilt, shibuichi
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.261
Measurements
3 3/16 x 3 x 3/16 in. (8.07 x 7.6 x 0.4 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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