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.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters
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