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Tsuka with Silver Metalwork
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Tsuka with Silver Metalwork


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The lacquer work on the tsuka imitates leather. The kashira on the end is decorated with cat scratch engraving ("neko gake"). The hole for the mekuki, which held the blade in place, is surrounded by a lobbed fitting. 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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Creator
Period
19th century (?) (Edo-Meij)
Medium
red-gold lacquer and gold dust lacquer, silver
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1170.2B
Measurements
L: 4 1/8 in. (10.4 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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