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Tsuka with Spiny Lobsters in Waves
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Tsuka with Spiny Lobsters in Waves


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Two spiny lobsters are positioned on this tsuka in the usual place for menuki. The rest of the tsuka is decorated with waves so that the spiny lobsters appear to be in the sea. 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 gold lacquer, silver, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1185.3
Measurements
L: 4 9/16 in. (11.6 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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