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Tsuba with Buddha and Demon in Mountains
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Tsuba with Buddha and Demon in Mountains


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Depictions of a rocky mountain surround fill this tsuba. At the upper left is Buddha, who is identifiable by his robes and halo around his head. At the lower right is a demon. On the reverse are more moutains and trees.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquistion unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 良次制; [Transliteration] Yoshitsugu sei; [Translation] Made by Yoshitsugu
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1842-1873 (late Edo-Meiji)
Medium
iron, gold, copper, shibuichi, lead, shakudo
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.304
Measurements
H: 3 5/16 x W: 3 1/16 x D: 3/16 in. (8.45 x 7.72 x 0.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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