Description The tsuka is wrapped with a white silk cord that holds in place the two menuki. One menuki is in the shape of a rooster and the other is in the shape of a chicken. The hollyhock kashira matches the fuchi mounted on the same sword. 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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