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Tsuka with Flowers Birds

Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Each of the menuki is in the shape of a flower and leaves. On the kashira, an owl sits in branches and a sparrow is in flight. This is part of a mounted set.
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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1st half 19th century (?) (late Edo)
silver, gold, shakudo, sentoku, ray skin
(Arms & Armor)
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L: 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm)
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
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