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Kozuka with New Year's Decorations
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Kozuka with New Year's Decorations


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The objects shown on this kozuka are traditional New Year's decorations. The lobster, which forms the end of the kozuka, is a sign of longevity because it is bent like the back of a elderly person.
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
19th century (?) (late Edo-Meiji)
Medium
shakudo, gold, copper
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.689
Measurements
3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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