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Tsuka with Sparrow and Branches
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Tsuka with Sparrow and Branches


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description At the bottom of the kashira, a small sparrow sits on the branch of a tree. The menuki is in the shape of the full moon with a branch crossing in front of it. 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
18th-19th century (Edo-Meiji)
Medium
sentoku, gold, shakudo, silver, wood, brown lacquer
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1251.3B
Measurements
L: 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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