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Tsuka with Phoenix and Cherry Blossoms
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Tsuka with Phoenix and Cherry Blossoms


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The kashira has silver cherry blossoms and gold "maki-e" decoration. Both menuki are in the shape of a mythical "hô-ô" bird (which is similar to the phoenix) and blossoming cherry tree branches. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
19th century (Edo-Meiji)
Medium
shakudo, silver, gold, silk cord, wood
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1190.2B
Measurements
L: 3 11/16 in. (9.4 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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