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Tsuka in the Shape of a Branch with Monkeys and Eagle
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Tsuka in the Shape of a Branch with Monkeys and Eagle


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The tsuka and accompanying saya are designed to resemble a piece of wood. On the kashira is an eagle in flight. The menuki are in the shape of monkeys holding peaches. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
19th century (Edo-Meiji)
Medium
shakudo, gold, sentoku, wood
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1289.2B
Measurements
L: 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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