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Tsuba with Autumn Grasses with Spider and Butterflies
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Tsuba with Autumn Grasses with Spider and Butterflies


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description On the front of this tsuba are various autumn flowers, including chrysanthemums, maiden flower, arrowroot, and pampas grass. On the reverse is a spider in a web in the upper left. Butterflies are on the edge at the right and top.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisiton unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 橋本 一至; [Translation] Hashimoto/Isshi (kao)
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1850-1871 (late Edo-Meiji)
Medium
shibuichi, gilt
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.401
Measurements
H: 1 15/16 in. (5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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