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Tsuba with Cherry Blossoms
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Tsuba with Cherry Blossoms


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The edge of the tsuba is engraved with cherry blossoms. Cherry blossoms are a symbol of spring and their short blooming period is widely celebrated. This is part of a mounted set.
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
mid 19th century (late Edo)
Medium
shibuichi
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1295.2
Measurements
H: 1 7/8 x W: 1 3/16 x D: 1/4 in. (4.8 x 3 x 0.6 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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