Description This box was originally a fuchi from Japanese sword that was made into a box. The matching kashira (Walters 51.1330B) is the lid. Nine cartouches around the edge contain images of various legendary figures including the Taoist immortal Koreijin (Ch. Gu Lingren) with his white tiger and several warriors.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters
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