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Tsuba with Bamboo
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Tsuba with Bamboo


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This tsuba is decorated with a motif of bamboo in gold enamel. Bamboo is a symbol of summer and is frequently depicted in Japanese art.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 勝本市雲; [Translation] Katsumoto Ichiun
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
18th century (Edo)
Medium
iron with gold and shakudo
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.357
Measurements
3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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