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Tsuba with Dragon
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Tsuba with Dragon


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The tsuba is formed by the silver body of a dragon coiled around the opening for the blade. The eye of the dragon is highlighted in gold.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 東雲斎 壽政; [Translation] Tôunsai Toshimasa
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 1700 (Edo)
Medium
silver
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1154.2
Measurements
H: 3 1/16 in. (7.8 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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