Description The kashira is decorated with the same stylized clouds as the matching tsuba and fuchi. Each menuki is in the shape of a standing Chinese figure. One holds a book and the other bears a halberd. These are probably Chinese immortals. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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