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Tsuba with Dragons
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Tsuba with Dragons


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The rim of the tsuba is decorated with incised clouds. Five small gold dragons coiled into circles are even spaced along the edge. Dragons are associated with water and often depicted with clouds or waves. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquistion unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
19th century (Edo-Meiji)
Medium
shibuichi, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1201.2
Measurements
H: 2 in. (5.1 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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