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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