Description At the lower left of this tsuba, a peony blossom is shown carved in relief. The stamens of the flower are highlighted in gold. On the back, peony leaves complete the motif. Peonies are a symbol of summer.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 勝守; [Translation] Katsumori
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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