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Tsuka with a Tree Branch and Birds
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Tsuka with a Tree Branch and Birds


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The tsuka is designed to look like the branch of a tree. One menuki is in the shape of a hawk. The other menuki is two sparrows. The kashira is shaped like the ivy covered roof of a hut. 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)
Medium
lacquer, shakudo, gold, copper, silver
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1186.3B
Measurements
L: 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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