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Fuchi with Chrysanthemums
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Fuchi with Chrysanthemums

Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The front of the fuchi is dominated by a large, open chrysanthemum flower. Leaves and buds appear on the reverse. The fuchi forms a continuous composition with the koi-guchi kanagu on the hilt. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unkonwn]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 石黒是美作; [Translation] Ishiguro Koreyoshi saku
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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mid-late 19th century (late Edo-Meiji)
silver, gold
(Arms & Armor)
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H: 1 9/16 x W: 7/8 x D: 7/16 in. (4 x 2.3 x 1.1 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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