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Kozuka with Kanyu on a Horse
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Kozuka with Kanyu on a Horse


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The mounted figure is the 2nd-century Chinese general Kanyu (Ch. Guan Yu [Kuan Yu]). Stories of his activities during the Three Kingdoms period are told in the 14th-century novel "Romance of the Three Kingdoms." He is recognizable by his long black beard. The man behind him is his chief retainer Zhou Cang [Chow Ts'ang]. The kozuka is signed on the reverse.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 濱野直隨; [Translation] Hamano Naoyuki
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1773-1829 (late Edo)
Medium
shibuichi, gold, silver, copper
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.635
Measurements
3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan, Tokyo (Edo) (Place of Origin)
  • Japan, Shinano (Place of Origin)
  • Japan, Niigata (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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