University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Image is Not Available
Native NameMenuki
Object Number:21994
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Japan
Plum Blossoms
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. William D. Frishmuth, 1900


Menuki, sword hilt ornament. One of a pair with 21677. Gold on shakudo(see 54-4-1). Representing arrows and clustered plum blossoms -- symbols of the life of a samurai.


[Catalogue] 1981. Echoes of the Samurai: An Exhibition of Japanese Arms and Armor.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. pg. 32 p. : ill., map ; 28 cm. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 21View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1901. "Collections and Publications". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Vol. III. no. No. 1. pg. 47-57 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 52View Objects related to this Actual Citation

You may also be interested in these objects:

See a problem? Let us know

© Penn Museum 2018 Sitemap | Contact | Copyright | Disclaimer | Privacy |