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Fuchi with Paulownia Crests
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Fuchi with Paulownia Crests

Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Five gold paulownia crests ("mon") decorate the edge of this fuchi. Paulownia crests were used by the emperor and by some military rulers. The style of this crest is in keeping with those used by military rulers. 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 none
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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18th-19th century
shakudo, gold, copper alloy
(Arms & Armor)
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H: 1 9/16 in. (3.9 cm)
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
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