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Tsuka with Dragons and Tigers
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Tsuka with Dragons and Tigers


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description On either side of the tsuka, dragons are depicted swimming in waves. Dragons were associated with water and are often depicted in clouds or waves. The kashira is in the shape of a seated tiger. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisiton unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1868-1912 (Meiji)
Medium
copper, gold, silver, gilt, iron
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1214.3B
Measurements
L: 9 7/16 in. (24 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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