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Tsuba with Autumn Grasses and Insects
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Tsuba with Autumn Grasses and Insects


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This tsuba is dominated by pampas grass, a traditional indication of autumn. At the lower right and the bottom are chrysanthemum flowers. A moth is at the upper right. A similar scene of pampas is depicted on the reverse with chrysanthemums at the bottom.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 岩本昆寛; [Translation] Iwamoto Konkan
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1744-1801 (mid Edo)
Medium
silver alloy, gold alloy with gilt gold and gilt copper
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.382
Measurements
2 11/16 in. (6.9 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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