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Fuchi with Halberd and War Fan
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Fuchi with Halberd and War Fan


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A halberd and a war fan are depicted on a background with fish egg pattern ("nanako-ji"). War fans were used by commanders during battles to signal troups. A pine tree depicted in gold is on the reverse.
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
Medium
shakudo, silver, gold, copper
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1114
Measurements
1 7/16 in. (3.7 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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