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Tsuka with Waves, Horse, and Dragon
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Tsuka with Waves, Horse, and Dragon


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Two menuki are tied onto the tsuka with silk cord. One menuki shows a rider in Chinese style dress on a gold dragon. On the opposite side, the menuki depicts a horse and rider. The waves on the kashira repeat the motif on the matching fuchi and kozuka. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
19th century (Edo-Meiji)
Medium
red, gold, and black lacquer, ray skin, silk, gold, silver
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1174.3B
Measurements
L: 4 3/4 in. (12 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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