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


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