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Tsuba with Geese and Plum Blossoms
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Tsuba with Geese and Plum Blossoms


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description At the top of the tsuba are two geese in flight. A branch of plum blossoms is along the lower edge. On the reverse, a cresent moons hangs over a small stream. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 寶竜斎壽次; [Translation] Hôryûsai Toshitsugu; [Inscription] On reverse: 製; [Transliteration] sei; [Translation] made (by)
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
19th century (late Edo-Meiji)
Medium
silver, shakudo, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1274.2
Measurements
H: 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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