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Fuchi with Cherry Blossoms Floating on Waves
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Fuchi with Cherry Blossoms Floating on Waves


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Cherry blossoms and leaves are shown intermixed with waves. Cherry blossom season is widely celebrated in Japan, and cherry blossoms have come to be a symbol of the country. This kashira is part of a set with Walters 51.908.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 市川英親; [Translation] Ichikawa Hideyori; [Inscription] 行年六十才; [Transliteration] gyônen rokujô sai; [Translation] age 60
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
mid 19th century (Edo-Meiji)
Medium
silver alloy
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.907
Measurements
L: 1 7/16 in. (3.7 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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