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Tsuba with Wading Heron and Reeds
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Tsuba with Wading Heron and Reeds


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description On this tsuba, two herons wade through reeds near the waters edge. The decoration is confined to the lower left edge. The reeds and stream continue on the reverse.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 石黒政常; [Translation] Ishiguro Masatsune [kao]
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
18th-19th century (late Edo)
Medium
shibuichi, gold, silver, copper
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.158
Measurements
2 5/8 x 2 3/8 x 3/16 in. (6.6 x 6.1 x 0.42 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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