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Tsuba with Vine Border
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Tsuba with Vine Border


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The silver tsuba has oxidized to a dark gray. The original color of the tsuba can be seen under the portion that was protected by the washer ("seppa"). A stylized vine with leaves borders the tsuba. This is part of a mounted set.
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
19th century (Edo-Meiji)
Medium
silver
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1267.2
Measurements
H: 2 1/2 in. (6.3 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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