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Tsuba with Egrets at a Riverside
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Tsuba with Egrets at a Riverside


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description At the lower right of this tsuba, an egret walks among reeds at the water's edge. On the reverse, an egret stands on a tree stump. Lightly incised clouds occupy the upper portion of both sides.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 宝壽斎 弘親; [Translation] Hojusai/Hirochika
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
mid 19th century (late Edo)
Medium
shibuichi, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.171
Measurements
2 13/16 x 2 11/16 x 1/8 in. (7.2 x 6.88 x 0.38 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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