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Kashira with Autumn Flowers
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Kashira with Autumn Flowers


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The kashira is decorated with pampas grass, morning glories, arrowroot, and maiden flowers. These are four of the seven autumn grasses that were celebrated in ancient Japanese poetry. The other three on the matching fuchi, Walters 51.1062.
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 (Edo)
Medium
shakudo, gold, silver, copper
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1063
Measurements
1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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