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Tsuka with Wasps and Chrysanthemums
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Tsuka with Wasps and Chrysanthemums


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The menuki have a design of a wasp framed by chrysanthemum flowers and leaves. The kashira has an abstracted floral motif in gold inlay. 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 century (?) (Edo)
Medium
shakudo, gold, ray skin, baleen
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1196.3B
Measurements
L: 5 3/16 in. (13.2 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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