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Tsuba with Dragon Holding a Jewel
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Tsuba with Dragon Holding a Jewel


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The body of a dragon wraps around the central opening for the sword blade. At the top, the dragon holds a tide-controlling jewel. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
19th century (Edo-Meiji)
Medium
silver, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1269.2
Measurements
H: 2 15/16 in. (7.4 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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