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Tsuka with Dragonflies and Swallows
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Tsuka with Dragonflies and Swallows


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The menuki are dragonflies with shakudo bodies and gold wings. Two swallows on a branch and one in flight decorate the kashira. 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
19th century (Edo-Meiji)
Medium
silver, gold, shakudo, ray skin, silk cord
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1274.3b
Measurements
L: 3 11/16 in. (9.4 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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