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Tsuka with Insects and Flowers
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Tsuka with Insects and Flowers


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The kashira is decorated with spring flowers and two butterflies, which contrast to the autumn flowers and dragonflies on the matching fuchi. The copper menuki are in the shape of grasshoppers. 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 none
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
19th century (late Edo-Meiji)
Medium
silver, gold, ray skin, copper, sentoku
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1273.3B
Measurements
L: 4 7/16 in. (11.3 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan, Osaka (Place of Origin)
  • Japan, Kyoto (Place of Origin)
  • Japan, Tokyo (Edo) (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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