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Tsuba with Chrysanthemums
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Tsuba with Chrysanthemums


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This tsuba is decorated with gold and copper chrysanthemums, symbols of autumn. Six chrysanthemums, along with leaves and buds, adorn the front. On the reverse are three additional blossoms along the left edge.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
4/18/1984Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • The Taste of Maryland: Art Collecting in Maryland 1800-1934. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1984.
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
shakudo, gold, copper, shibuichi
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.274
Measurements
2 7/8 x 2 11/16 x 3/16 in. (7.37 x 6.88 x 0.47 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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