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Tsuba with Doves
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Tsuba with Doves

Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This small tsuba is designed for use with a dagger. At the lower right are two doves. A full moon partially disguised by clouds is at the upper left. On the reverse are a pine tree and a stream running along the bottom.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 壽良; [Translation] Toshiyoshi
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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1829-1890 (late Edo-Meiji)
shibuichi, silver, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
2 1/8 x 1 7/8 in. (5.4 x 4.7 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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