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Kozuka with a Young Cherry Tree in Bloom
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Kozuka with a Young Cherry Tree in Bloom


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description In this vertically oriented composition, a young cherry tree is shown in bloom. Cherry trees bloom briefly at the beginning of spring. The peak of the blossoms is celebrated by picnics and festivals under the cherry trees. The cherry blossom has become a symbol of Japan.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
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Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
n.d.
Medium
shibuichi, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.807
Measurements
3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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