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Fuchi with Bush Clover
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Fuchi with Bush Clover


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The front edge of the fuchi is incised with bush clover, one of the celebrated autumn plants. On the reverse is the first character of the artist's name. The second character is on the matching koi-guchi kanagu that frames the opening for the sword in the hilt. When the sword is sheathed, the artist's name can be read. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 常行; [Translation] Tsuneyuki (kao)
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
mid 19th century (late Edo)
Medium
shibuichi, sentoku
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1270.2A
Measurements
H: 1 5/8 x W: 15/16 x D: 1/4 in. (4.1 x 2.4 x 0.7 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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