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Tsuba with Rooster, Hen, and Chick with Autumn Flowers
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Tsuba with Rooster, Hen, and Chick with Autumn Flowers


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description On the front of this tsuba are a rooster and chick. Behind the rooster are Chinese bellflowers and partinia flowers. Both are associated with autumn. On the reverse is a hen near a stream with chrysanthemums.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 篠山篤興; [Translation] Sasayama Tokuoki
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
19th century (Edo-Meiji)
Medium
iron, gilt, copper, gold, silver
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.154
Measurements
3 1/16 x 2 13/16 x 3/16 in. (7.7 x 7.1 x 0.48 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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