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Tsuka with Flowers
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Tsuka with Flowers


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The kashira is decorated with pampas grass, which is one of the celebrated autumn flowers. The two menuki are in the shape of blossoming plum branches. Plum is the first tree to flower in the spring. 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-19th centry (Edo)
Medium
silver, gold, shibuichi, ray skin, silk cord, wood
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1217.3B
Measurements
L: 4 5/16 in. (10.9 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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