Description The kashira and menuki on this handle match a signed fuchi by Unno Moritoshi mounted on the same sword. Chrysanthemums are a symbol of autumn and also associated with the imperial house. The handle is wrapped in whale baleen. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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