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Tsuka with Lions
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Tsuka with Lions

Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The kashira is in the shape of a crouching lion turning its head over its shoulder to look up. The gold menuki are a lion and a lioness. 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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ca. 1870 (Meiji)
gold, ray skin
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
L: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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