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Tsuka with Dragons


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The kashira on the end of this hilt shows dragons in clouds. It matches the fuchi also mounted on this sword. The gold menuki are in the shape of dragons holding tide controlling jewels. 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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Period
2nd half 19th century-early 20th century (Edo-Meiji)
Medium
dark brown lacquer, gold, silver, ray skin
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1226.3B
Measurements
L: 8 3/4 in. (22.3 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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