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Tsuka with Plants and Insects
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Tsuka with Plants and Insects


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The kashira is decorated with incised chrysanthemums and raised butterflies. One menuki is in the shape of a dragonfly. The other shows water plants in a stream. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquistion unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
18th-19th century (Edo)
Medium
silver, gold, silk, same (ray skin)
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1146.3B
Measurements
L: 4 3/16 in. (10.6 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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