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Fuchi with Chinese-style Lions and Peony
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Fuchi with Chinese-style Lions and Peony


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description One side of the fuchi is decorated with a Chinese style lion ("karashishi"). Peony blossoms are on the other side. Peonies are associated with China. 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 [Signature] 清乗; [Translation] Seijo
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
18th-19th century (Edo)
Medium
shakudo, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1215.3A
Measurements
H: 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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