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Tsuba with Wild Goose
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Tsuba with Wild Goose


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description On the right side of this tsuba, a wild goose is shown plunging towards the ground. A stalk of pampas grass is at the left. Grass at the water's edge is on the back. Both pampas grass and geese are associated with autumn.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 雪峨; [Translation] Setsuga
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1879-ca. 1925 (Meiji)
Medium
iron, silver alloy, gold, and copper alloy
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.405
Measurements
3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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