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Tsuka with Landscapes
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Tsuka with Landscapes


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The kashira is decorated with a scene of a fishing village on the left and a mountain temple on the right. The top of the pagoda emerges above the trees. The front menuki is in the shape of a sun rising from the water. A crane in flight is at the left. The back menuki shows a minogame tortoise (a symbol of longevity) crawling onto an island. 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
black lacquer, bone, gold, silver, shakudo
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1271.2B
Measurements
L: 3 7/16 in. (8.8 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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