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Tsuka with Samurai Lord
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Tsuka with Samurai Lord


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description On the kashira, a samurai lord in full armor stands beneath a pine tree. Behind him is a flag bearer. Pine trees are a symbol of longevity and often used to depict power. The menuki tied into either side of the tsuka are in the form of military batons. 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
gold, ray skin, shakudo
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1254.3B
Measurements
L: 5 7/8 in. (15 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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