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Tsuba with Spiny Lobster and Fish
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Tsuba with Spiny Lobster and Fish


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This tsuba is decorated with two fish and a spiny lobster. The lobster is at the upper right on the front. A fish is at the lower left. On the reverse is a snapper. The hole for the utility knife has been plugged.
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, gold, copper alloy (nigurome (?)), lead
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.321
Measurements
3 7/16 x 3 3/16 x 1/4 in. (8.8 x 8.1 x 0.56 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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