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Tsuka with Chinese-style Lions and Butterflies
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Tsuka with Chinese-style Lions and Butterflies


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The kashira and the body of the tsuka were made at two different times. The kashira and menuki depict Chinese-style lions ("shishi"). The tsuka is decorated with butterflies. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquistion unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Ikkoku
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
late 18th-early 20th century (Edo-Meiji-Taisho)
Medium
copper, gold, silver, shakudo
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1229.3B
Measurements
L: 5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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