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Tsuba with Chrysanthemum Blossoms
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Tsuba with Chrysanthemum Blossoms


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
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.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
n.d.
Medium
shibuichi
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.255
Measurements
1 15/16 x 1 3/16 x 1/8 in. (4.95 x 3 x 0.39 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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