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Tsuba with Dragons in Clouds
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Tsuba with Dragons in Clouds


Description Provenance Credit
Description The tsuba has a plain front and back, but around the raised rim is a carving of a dragon in clouds. Dragons were powerful creatures and often depicted in clouds or waves. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
1868-1912 (?) (Meiji)
Medium
silver, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1296.2
Measurements
H: 1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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