Description This small tsuba was intended for use on a dagger. Chrysanthemum blossoms surround the central opening, with a small area cut out on the right for a hair pick or utility knife. Chrysanthemums are a seasonal reference for autumn.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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