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Kozuka with Morning Glory
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Kozuka with Morning Glory


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A gold morning glory in bloom is shown on a vine with flowers. Morning glories were associated with autumn and were famously included in a chapter of the Tale of Genji. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 秀鏡刻; [Transliteration] Hideaki koku; [Translation] Engraved by Hideaki
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
1848-1918 (Edo-Meiji-Taisho)
Medium
silver, gold, shakudo, copper alloy
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1248.4
Measurements
L: 7 15/16 in. (20.1 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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