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Kozuka with Chrysanthemums
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Kozuka with Chrysanthemums

Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Two full chrysanthemum flowers with gold details and leaves decorate the kozuka. Chrysanthemums are a symbol of autumn. 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 [Inscription] On blade: mizuno masakuni saku; [Translation] Made by Masakuni of Mizuno
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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19th century (Edo-Meiji)
silver, steel, gold
(Arms & Armor)
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L: 7 in. (17.8 cm)
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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