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Tsuka with Dragons in Waves and Clouds
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Tsuka with Dragons in Waves and Clouds


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Dragons are associated with water and are commonly depicted in waves or clouds. On the kashira, a dragon is shown swimming through waves. Each menuki is in the shape of a cloud with a dragon. 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
ray skin, silver, gold, shakudo, iron
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1220.3B
Measurements
L: 5 in. (12.7 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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