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Tsuba with One Hundred Monkeys
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Tsuba with One Hundred Monkeys


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This all-over design of monkeys is typical for the Noda school of metalworkers (see Walters 51.112 and 51.133). This tsuba also has textile patterning around the central opening.
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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Period
late 18th-early 19th century (Edo)
Medium
iron
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1298
Measurements
Diam: 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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