Description The face of a Chinese immortal appears at the lower right of this tsuba. He wears a cloth covering on his head and carries a fly whisk. The background of the tsuba is iron with a wood grain appearance. The body was probably made by Munesada and the decoration added by Noriyuki.
- Déjà Vu? Recurrence. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2007-2008.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Seal] 矩隨; [Translation] Noriyuki; [Signature] 明珍民部; [Translation] Myochin Minbu; [Signature] 紀宗定作; [Translation] Ki Munesada saku
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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