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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1984.25
Title
Ceremonial Stirrup (Abumi) with Weeping Cherry Decor
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Abumi
Classification
Riding Equipment
Work Type
stirrup
Date
Late Edo period, early to mid 19th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/201663
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Kaga inlay work: iron with decoration inlaid in sahari (an alloy of copper, tin, and lead); interiors lined with lacquer
Technique
Inlaid
Dimensions
H. 25.9 x W. 13.8 x D. 31.7 cm (10 3/16 x 5 7/16 x 12 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: Kashu ju Eisei saKu, made by Eisei f Kaga Prefecture (see file for Japanese characters)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Acquired with a fund established by Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane for the purchase of Asian art
Accession Year
1984
Object Number
1984.25
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Pair of stirrups: 1984.25, 1992.324
Exhibition History

32Q: 3620 University Study Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/22/2016 - 01/08/2017

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