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Tsuba with Autumn Flowers
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Tsuba with Autumn Flowers


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description There are four autumn flowers on the front of this tsuba; pampas grass, bush clover, Chinese bell flowers, and patrinia. On the back are chrysanthemums. All of these plants appear regularly in visual art and poetry to indicate autumn.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
n.d.
Medium
shakudo, gold, copper
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.210
Measurements
2 7/8 x 2 11/16 x 3/16 in. (7.34 x 6.77 x 0.42 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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