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Tsuka with Bamboo and Birds
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Tsuka with Bamboo and Birds


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The kashira is decorated with gold and silver bamboo leaves. The menuki on the front is a large crane. The reverse menuki is in the shape of two flying sparrows. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
18th-19th century (Edo)
Medium
gold, silver, wood
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1276.2B
Measurements
L: 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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