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Tsuba with a Wild Goose and Moon
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Tsuba with a Wild Goose and Moon


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description On the lower right of this tsuba, a full moon was created by carving away part of the tsuba's body. A goose in flight is shown at the top. Both geese and the full moon are seasonal references to autumn.
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
iron, shibuichi, copper
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.312
Measurements
3 1/4 x 3 x 3/16 in. (8.2 x 7.64 x 0.46 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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