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Kashira with the Face of a Man
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Kashira with the Face of a Man


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The face of a man dominated this kashira. At the lower left, his hand is raised to his cheek. He is either Boddhidharma, the founder of Zen Buddhism, or a Buddhist holy man ("arhat").
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 政隨; [Translation] Shôzui
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
1696-1769 (Edo)
Medium
shibuichi, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1137
Measurements
1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm) (l.)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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