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Fuchi with Armor
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Fuchi with Armor


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description On the front of the fuchi, a helmet and sword are depicted. The helmet has a dragon head decoration. On the reverse is a conch shell that was used for signaling. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
2nd half 19th century (Edo-Meiji)
Medium
silver, copper, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1238.3A
Measurements
H: 1 3/8 x W: 1 3/16 x D: 11/16 in. (3.5 x 3 x 1.7 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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