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Tsuka with Clouds and Chinese Immortals
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Tsuka with Clouds and Chinese Immortals


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
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.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
1868-1912 (?) (Meiji)
Medium
sentoku, ray skin, silk cord
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1188.3b
Measurements
L: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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