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Fuchi with Paulownia and Basketweave
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Fuchi with Paulownia and Basketweave


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Paulownia flowers and leaves are depicted in gold against a basketweave background. Paulownia is associated with the imperial house and appears in the crests of some military families. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 信英; [Translation] Nobuhide
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 1800 (late Edo)
Medium
silver, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1209.3A
Measurements
H: 1 9/16 in. (3.9 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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