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Tsuka with a Dragon
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Tsuka with a Dragon

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Description The body of a dragon wraps around the whale baleen covered hilt. The dragon's head covers the end of the hilt in place of a kashira. 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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ca. 1700 (early Edo)
silver, gold, baleen
(Arms & Armor)
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L: 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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