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Tsuba with Chrysanthemums
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Tsuba with Chrysanthemums


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Large chrysanthemums in gold are on either side of the tsuba. Chrysanthemums are autumn flowers. Chrysanthemum exhibitions are traditionally held at temples and shrines during the autumn months. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquistion unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
18th-19th century (Edo)
Medium
shakudo, gold, copper
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1229.2
Measurements
H: 2 7/16 x W: 2 5/16 x D: 5/16 in. (6.2 x 5.9 x 0.8 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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