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Image of a tulip in full bloom with four leaves.
Tom Baril
Tulip
1995
Gift of Jeffrey and Elena Sobel
2016/2.117
The painting depicts a grasshopper resting on the leaves. The artist signed his pen name, A-chih, and sealed his pen names, Pai-shih mountain hermit, and Pai-shih hermit.
Qi Baishi
Grasshopper
1920 – 1935
Gift of Katsuizumi Sotokichi
1949/1.201
Circular tsuba, made of iron. Inside an exterior circle, eight smaller circles are placed with the same spacing. The eight circles are connected to the exterior circle as well as to the three center holes where kôgai, blade, and kozuka are placed. Each of the eight circles have a different family crests. The openwork technique seen here is called "marubori" (round carving). The surface is slightly textured by minute stippling.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Tsuba (sword guard) with eight family crests
19th century
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Weston
1978/2.7
This small, flat metal piece has a circular shape and an openwork design. It has a triangular shaped sword hole in the center, flanked by two other holes, which are filled with shakudô (copper-gold alloy). The sword hole is mended with gold. Three crests, consisting of pawlownia leaves and flowers, are interconnected with vines. There are some abrasions on the center oval shape around the sword hole. The surface is slightly textured by minute stippling. The outer rim is slightly elevated from the inner design. This openwork carving technique is called "marubori" (round carving).
Kinai School
Tsuba (sword guard) with design of three pawlownia crests and vines
1745 – 1755
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Weston
1978/2.4
Study of leafy plant with small blossom at top of plant. <br /><br />
Eva Caston 2017
Warren Lombard (American (North American))
Mullen
1933
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Alfred H. White
1940.89
A print of a plant with white blossoms.<br /><br />
Eva Caston 2017
Warren Lombard (American (North American))
Snow Flake
1938
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Alfred H. White
1940.126
Drawing of a mullin plant with multiple layers of leaves and blossom emerging from the center.<br /><br />
Eva Caston 2017
Warren Lombard (American (North American))
A Mullin
1936
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Alfred H. White
1940.300
Drawing of a thistle plant.<br /><br />
Eva Caston 2017
Warren Lombard (American (North American))
Thistle
1937
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Alfred H. White
1940.305
There is a clump of grass, red wildflowers, and plants with big green leaves growing together. Beside them is a tree with branches. There are two seals in each of the bottom corners and a signature on the left side of the painting.
Nishiyama Kan'ei
Wildflower and Leaves
1850 – 1899
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1990/1.194
It is a round, openwork tsuba, in the design of three interconnected bamboo leaves. It has the signature: Kishû jû, Sadanobu.
Sadanobu
Tsuba (Sword guard)
17th century
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1966/1.103
Drawing of a plant and grasses.<br /><br />
Eva Caston 2017
Warren Lombard (American (North American))
Flowering Plant
1937
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Alfred H. White
1940.303
Branch with leaves and peach.<br /><br />
Eva Caston 2017
Warren Lombard (American (North American))
Peach Branch
1855 – 1939
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Alfred H. White
1940.367
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