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Tsuba with Fish and Waves
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Tsuba with Fish and Waves


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Several fish are depicted among turbulent waves, including a sting ray, mackerel and puffer fish. This is part of a mounted set in which the tsuba, fuchi, kozuka, and kogai are all signed by Ômori Hidetomo.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 大森秀知; [Translation] Ômori Hidetomo (kao)
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
1742-1807 (late Edo)
Medium
silver, gold, copper, shakudo
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1264.2
Measurements
H: 3 1/16 in. (7.7 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan, Sendai (Place of Origin)
  • Japan, Tokyo (Edo) (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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