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Tsuba with Peonies and Magnolia
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Tsuba with Peonies and Magnolia


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The front of this tsuba shows two peony flowers, one of which is gold. Peonies are associated with regal power and summer. On the reverse are magnolia flowers, which are also associated with summer.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
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Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
19th century
Medium
shibuichi (silver-copper alloy), gold, silver
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.211
Measurements
H: 3 3/8 × W: 2 15/16 × D: 3/16 in. (8.6 × 7.5 × 0.4 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)

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