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Tsuka with Birds, Landscape and Boats
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Tsuka with Birds, Landscape and Boats


Description Provenance Credit
Description This tsuka is undecorated except for the metalwork fittings. The kashira shows two sails from a boat unfurled. One menuki is in the shape of five geese in flight. The other shows a landscape scene with thatched roof huts. 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
19th century (Edo)
Medium
ray skin, gold, shibuichi
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1233.3B
Measurements
L: 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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