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Kozuka with Cherry Blossoms, Moon and Poem
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Kozuka with Cherry Blossoms, Moon and Poem


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Two cherry blossoms and a number of petals decorate the lower edge of the kozuka. Clouds are along the upper border. A full moon obsecured is on the reverse, along with a poem on a piece of tanzaku paper. Cherry blossoms are a symbol of spring and a popular decorative motif.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 喜寿翁 法眼一乘作; [Translation] Kijuô Hôgen Ichijô saku
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
1863-1876 (late Edo)
Medium
shibuichi
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.888
Measurements
L: 3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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