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Tsuka with Hawk and Chinese Lions
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Tsuka with Hawk and Chinese Lions


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The kashira shows a dramatic hawk in flight over pine trees. The menuki are in the shape of Chinese style lions ("shishi"). 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
1854-1925 (Meiji-Taisho)
Medium
steel, gold, shakudo, silver, copper alloy, wood
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1291.2b
Measurements
L: 4 5/16 in. (10.9 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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