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.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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