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Kozuka with Boy Standing on an Ox Trying to Catch a Cicada
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Kozuka with Boy Standing on an Ox Trying to Catch a Cicada


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The background of the kozuka resembles the trunk of a pine tree. At the base of the tree, a boy stands on the back of a seated ox. With a long stick, he is trying to reach a cicada in the tree.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] On kozuka: 松壽軒 矩隨; [Translation] Shôjuken Noriyuki
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1796-1852 (late Edo)
Medium
nigurome (?), gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.769
Measurements
3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm) (l.)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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