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Fuchi with Mt. Fuji
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Fuchi with Mt. Fuji


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The peak of Mt. Fuji rises over the edge of the fuchi on the left side. The top is decorated in silver, mimicking the snow that often covers the mountain peak. Mt. Fuji is the most sacred mountain in Japan and is a popular tourist destination. Pine trees are shown along the right edges and waves are on the reverse. This is part of a set with Walters 51.1047.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 長光; [Translation] Nagamitsu (kao)
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
18th-19th century (Edo)
Medium
shibuichi (?), gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1048
Measurements
L: 1 7/16 in. (3.7 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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