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Incense Burner Dedicated to Konpira Daigongen
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Incense Burner Dedicated to Konpira Daigongen


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Konpira Daigongen is the protector of sailors and maritime trade.
Provenance Heber R. Bishop Sale, American Art Association, 1906, no. 1012; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1906, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transcription] Bunka ju san...; [Transcription] Ho/Osakaya Ichitsuke/Nakamuraya Tashichi/Kaneya Yashichi/no///Kochiya Matsutsuke/Kyoya Takezo/Muraya.../Tamaya Muhyakukichi/Edoya Tadashichi; Konpira Daigongen; [Translation] Fifth month of Bunka 13 (1816); [Translation] Presented by Osaka-ya Ichisuke, Nakamura-ya Tashichi, Kane-ya Yashichi, Kochi-ya Matsutsuke, Kyo-ya Takezo, Maru-ya (?), Tama-ya Muhyakukichi, Edo-ya Tadashichi
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1906

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Period
1816 (late Edo)
Medium
cast bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.2216
Measurements
37 3/4 in. (95.9 cm)
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Not On View

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