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.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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