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Tsuba with Tiger and Bamboo
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Tsuba with Tiger and Bamboo


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The decorations on this tsuba were placed within two holes on either side of the central opening. On the right side is a tiger. On the left is a small stand of bamboo. Tigers are signs of strength and bamboo represents longevity.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
n.d.
Medium
copper, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.174
Measurements
2 13/16 x 2 11/16 x 3/16 in. (7.1 x 6.8 x 0.55 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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