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Tsuba with Dragon and Waves
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Tsuba with Dragon and Waves


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A gold dragon is depicted swimming through waves clutching a tide controlling jewel. Dragons are associated with water and frequently depicted in waves. 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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Creator
Period
18th-19th century (Edo)
Medium
shakudo, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1254.2
Measurements
H: 2 15/16 in. (7.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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