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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