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Kozuka with Lotus
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Kozuka with Lotus

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Description A blooming lotus is in the center with a pod on the left and a large lotus leaf on the right. Lotus blossom from swampy water, so they are a metaphor for Buddha arising from the profane world.
Date Description Narrative
  • The Taste of Maryland: Art Collecting in Maryland 1800-1934. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1984.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription] 安親圖; [Transliteration] Yasuchika zu; [Translation] Design by Yasuchika; [Signature] 泰山元春; [Translation] Taizan Motoharu (kao)
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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ca. 1750-1775 (mid-late Edo)
shibuichi, copper, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
L: 3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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