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Kozuka with Dragon in Clouds
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Kozuka with Dragon in Clouds


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The gold body of a dragon emerges from swirling clouds. Dragons are associated with water and often depicted in clouds or waves. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [inscription] On blade: 壽命; [Transliteration] jumyô; [Translation] long life
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
19th century (?) (Edo)
Medium
gold, shakudo
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1215.4
Measurements
L: 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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