Description Two menuki are held to the tsuka by silk cord wrapped around the handle. Each menuki is in the shape of a rider on a horse. The kashira depicts a Chinese-style lion ("shishi"). The background of the tsuka is ray skin. 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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