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Tsuba with Thunderbolt Pattern
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Tsuba with Thunderbolt Pattern


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The tsuba is covered with a background pattern of stylized thunderbolts in gold inlay. Seven floral crests decorate the tsuba, including paulownia and chrysanthemum. 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
19th century (Edo-Meiji)
Medium
gold, shakudo
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1228.2
Measurements
H: 2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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