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Tsuka with Orchids and Chrysanthemums
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Tsuka with Orchids and Chrysanthemums


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The kashira is decorated with orchids growing near rocks. Each menuki is in the shape of two chrysanthemums with leaves. One flower is shown in profile and one is shown facing forward. 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
early-mid 19th century (Edo)
Medium
shibuichi, gold, ray skin, silver, shakudo, silk cord
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1243.3B
Measurements
L: 4 11/16 in. (11.9 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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