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Tsuka with Buddhist Deities
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Tsuka with Buddhist Deities


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The bodhisattva of compassion, Kannon, is depicted on the kashira. This is either the white-robed Kannon or is paired with the fuchi to be the dragon-riding Kannon. The menuki depict the medicine Buddha (Yakushi Nyôrai) holding a medicine bowl in two differ poses. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
late 19th century (Meiji)
Medium
ray skin, gold, silver, shibuichi
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1201.3B
Measurements
H: 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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