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Tsuka with Paulownia Motif
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Tsuka with Paulownia Motif

Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The menuki are decorated with paulownia crests ("mon"), which were used by the Imperial family and powerful military leaders. Either side of the kashira has a cluster of three paulownia leaves surrounded by flowers. 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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late 19th century (Meiji)
iron, gold, silver, silk cord
(Arms & Armor)
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L: 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm)
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
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