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Fuchi with Chrysanthemums and Dragonflies
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Fuchi with Chrysanthemums and Dragonflies


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Incised chrysanthemums are highlighted with gold and copper details. Two dragonflies are shown flying over them. Both chrysanthemums and dragonflies are symbols of autumn. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 福井一壽; [Translation] Fukui Ichiju (kao)
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
1835-1903 (Edo-Meiji)
Medium
silver, gold, shibuichi, sentoku, copper
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1273.3A
Measurements
H: 1 1/2 x W: 7/8 x D: 3/8 in. (3.8 x 2.2 x 1 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan, Osaka (Place of Origin)
  • Japan, Kyoto (Place of Origin)
  • Japan, Tokyo (Edo) (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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