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Tsuka with Dragons
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Tsuka with Dragons


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Each of the two menuki is in the shape of a dragon. The kashira depicts a third dragon on a background of stylized flowers in octagon lozenges. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
18th-19th century (Edo)
Medium
ray skin, gold, shakudo
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1255.3B
Measurements
L: 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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