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Tsuka with Rooster, Autumn Flowers, Tiger, and Dragon
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Tsuka with Rooster, Autumn Flowers, Tiger, and Dragon


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The kashira matches the fuchi and kozuka. It depicts a rooster beneath maiden flowers, which is an autumn flower. The menuki is in the shape of a tiger and dragon. These two animals could be paired as a symbol of a ruler and his advisors. 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 (late Edo)
Medium
gold, silver, shakudo, copper, ray skin
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1200.2B
Measurements
L: 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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