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Tsuka with Dragons
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Tsuka with Dragons


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The kashira matches the other metal work of this set with a gold dragon flying through swirling clouds. One menuki is in the shape of another gold dragon. The other menuki has been lost. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquistion unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Kunimori; [Transcription] Koke kami Taira shin Masayoshi; [Translation] Masayoshi, a vassal of the Taira at Hoki 1789
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1868-1912 (?) (Meiji)
Medium
silver, gold, silk cord
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1296.3b
Measurements
L: 3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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