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Fuchi with Halberd and Signaling Fan
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Fuchi with Halberd and Signaling Fan


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A halberd is depicted along the horizontal length of the fuchi. In the center is a signaling fan ("gunbai") used by commanders to communicate with their troops during battles. This is part of a set with Walters 51.1045.
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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Period
19th century (?) (late Edo-Meiji)
Medium
silver (?), copper, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1044
Measurements
1 9/16 in. (3.9 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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