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Kozuka with a Flowering Plum Branch
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Kozuka with a Flowering Plum Branch


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description In the middle of the kozuka is a plum branch made of copper with several blossoms. Plums are the first flower to bloom in the spring. The background is made in the fish egg pattern ("nananko-ji") and the entire kozuka is surrounding with a raised rim.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
18th-19th centuries (Edo)
Medium
shakudo, copper, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.699
Measurements
3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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