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Tsuba with Temple Landscape
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Tsuba with Temple Landscape


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description At the right of the tsuba, temple buildings rise from the shore near pine trees. Towards the back and above the hole for the kogai stands a pagoda. Waves are in the foreground at the bottom. On the reverse, plovers fly over waves. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquistion unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Date] 慶應丙寅年冬; [Transliteration]Keiô hinoe tora nen fuyu; [Translation] Winter of 1866, year of the tiger; [Signature] 一匠中川勝實; [Translation] Isshô Nakagawa Katsuzane (kao)
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1866 (late Edo)
Medium
silver, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1230.2
Measurements
H: 2 5/16 in. (5.8 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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