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Tsuka with Dragons
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Tsuka with Dragons


Description Provenance Credit
Description Two gold menuki in the shape of dragons are mounted on the sides of the tsuka. One holds a tide-controlling jewel. The kashira matches the fuchi mounted with the same sword. It depicts a dragon flying through clouds. 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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Period
ca. 1825-1850 (late Edo)
Medium
silver, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1231.3B
Measurements
L: 8 13/16 in. (22.4 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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