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Tsuba with Dog Under a Pomegranate Tree
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Tsuba with Dog Under a Pomegranate Tree


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description On the front of this tsuba, a pomegranate tree grows along the right edge and curves across the top. A gold pomegranate hangs from the upper branch. A small dog crouches underneath the tree at the bottom edge. On the back, another branch is along the top left, with rocks at the bottom.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 秀現斎 弘貞; [Translation] Shugensai/Hirosada (kao)
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
early 19th century (late Edo)
Medium
shibuichi, gold, shakudo
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.306
Measurements
3 x 2 13/16 x 3/16 in. (7.6 x 7.17 x 0.48 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan, Mito (Place of Origin)
  • Japan, Tokyo (Edo) (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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