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Tsuba with a Horse in Negative Silhouette
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Tsuba with a Horse in Negative Silhouette


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The figure of this horse was cleverly created by cutting away the metal of the tsuba. One of the characters in the artist's name is "horse."
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 馬面序政; [Translation] Bamen Tsunemasa
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1741-1830 (Edo)
Medium
iron
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.119
Measurements
2 13/16 in. (7.2 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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