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Tsuka with Autumn Flowers
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Tsuka with Autumn Flowers


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The kashira is decorated with chrysanthemums and arrowroot. A metal band around the tsuka depicts fringed pink flowers. Two medallions, in place of the menuki, show chrysanthemums and butterflies. This is part of a mounted set in which all pieces are decorated with autumn flowers and signed by Ishiguro Masatsune.
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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Period
ca. 1866 (Edo-Meiji)
Medium
silver, gold, sentoku
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1258.3B
Measurements
L: 6 3/16 in. (15.7 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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