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Fuchi with Swimming Dragon
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Fuchi with Swimming Dragon


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description On the front of the fuchi, a golden dragon is shown swimming in waves. Dragons were associated with water and often depicted with waves or clouds. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquistion unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
18th-19th century (Edo-Meiji)
Medium
silver, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1157.3A
Measurements
H: 1 1/2 x W: 7/8 x D: 3/8 in. (3.8 x 2.2 x 1 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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