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Fuchi with a Lion near a Waterfall
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Fuchi with a Lion near a Waterfall


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A Chinese-style lion ("karashishi") is shown on the right in copper. It is next to a waterfall on the left. Waterfalls are associated with deity Fudô Myô-ô, who is depicted on the matching kashira, Walters 51.1101.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 菊川南甫; [Translation] Kikugawa Nanpo
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 1771-1825 (Edo)
Medium
shibuichi, copper, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1100
Measurements
1 7/16 in. (3.7 cm) (l.)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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