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Fuchi with Basket of Peaches on a Table
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Fuchi with Basket of Peaches on a Table


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description At the right, a basket with four peaches is depicted on a Chinese style writing table. Clouds swirl around the right of the table. Peaches are a symbol of longevity because peaches from a mythical garden were said to give immortality to those who ate them. This is part of a set with Walters 51.1035.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Yôryûken Naoyuki; [Number] In pencil: 826
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
1773-1829 (Edo)
Medium
shibuichi, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1034
Measurements
1 7/16 in. (3.7 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Niigata, Japan (?) (Place of Origin)
  • Edo (present-day Tokyo, Japan) (?) (Place of Origin)
  • Shinano, Japan (?) (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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