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Tsuka with Hawks and Crane
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Tsuka with Hawks and Crane


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The figure of a hawk fills most of the kashira. His eye is highlighted in gold, which gives him a menacing appearance. One menuki is in the shape of a gold heron. The other is shaped like a black hawk. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquistion unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1834 (Edo)
Medium
silver, gold, ray skin, shibuichi
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1240.2B
Measurements
L: 4 13/16 in. (12.2 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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