Description The full moon and deer are seasonal motifs for autumn. In this tsuba, a stag stands on the right at the edge of a body of water. The moon, rather than being shown above the stag, is shown reflected in the water at the lower left. On the reverse, bamboo decorates the left side.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 入道定高; [Translation] Nyûdô Teikô (kao)
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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