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Tsuba with Chrysanthemums and Bush Clover
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Tsuba with Chrysanthemums and Bush Clover


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This tsuba is decorated with autumn flowers in gold enamel. Chrysanthemums fill the right side of the tsuba and bush clover is on the left. The surrounding rim has a crenellated design. The composition on the back of the tsuba is the reverse of the front composition, although it does not have the crenellated rim.
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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Period
n.d.
Medium
iron, gold, silver alloy
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.323
Measurements
3 3/16 x 2 15/16 x 3/16 in. (8.07 x 7.5 x 0.52 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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