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Tsuba with Autumn Grasses
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Tsuba with Autumn Grasses


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This tsuba is decorated with three of the celebrated autumn grasses. On the front are arrowroot and pampas grass. On the reverse is mist flower. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Date] 明治四辛未仲夏; [Transliteration] Meiji yon kanoto hitsuji chûka; [Translation] Meiji 4 (1871), year of the sheep, mid summer; [Signature] 龍青眠 壽矩; [Translation] Ryûseimin Toshinori (kao)
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1871 (Meiji)
Medium
shakudo, gold, nigurome
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1244.2
Measurements
H: 2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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