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Kozuka with Branch with Persimmon
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Kozuka with Branch with Persimmon


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A persimmon hangs from a branch in the middle of the composition. Persimmons are associated with autumn. The background of the kozuka is made in two different alloys, one of which appears above the branch and one appears below it. The surface has been intentionally pitted and the depressions filled with gold.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 東雨; [Translation] Tôu; [Seal] 安親; [Translation] Yasuchika
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1730-1744 (mid Edo)
Medium
nigurome, copper, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.657
Measurements
3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm) (l.)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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