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Kogai with Floral Scroll and Diamond Crests
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Kogai with Floral Scroll and Diamond Crests


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The kogai is decorated with a diamond crest ("mon") and a floral scroll pattern. This crest was used by multiple warrior clans. It could have indicated the owner of the set or could have been commissioned by a member of that clan as a gift. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquistion unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 石黒政近; [Translation] Ishiguro Masachika (kao)
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
mid-late 19th century (Muromachi-late Edo-Meiji)
Medium
silver
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1247.4
Measurements
L: 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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