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Tsuba with Leaves and Cherry Blossoms
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Tsuba with Leaves and Cherry Blossoms


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Several overlapping leaves form the body of the tsuba. The edge is decorated with cherry blossoms. This is part of a mounted set in which most pieces are signed by Okamoto Tomokata.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription] 長門 友賢作; [Transliteration] Nagato / Tomokata saku; [Translation] Made in Nagato by Tomokata
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
late 18th-early 19th century (late Edo)
Medium
iron
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1266.2
Measurements
L: 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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