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Kozuka with Monju (Sk. Manjushri)
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Kozuka with Monju (Sk. Manjushri)


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Monju (Sk. Manjushri) is a bodhisattva who was a disciple of the historical Buddha. He is associated with wisdom and is usually shown riding a lion. This depiction is quite playful.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] On kozuka: 濵野親隨; [Translation] Hamano Chikayuki
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
2nd half 19th century (late Edo)
Medium
shibuichi, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.756
Measurements
3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan, Tokyo (Edo) (Place of Origin)
  • Japan, Toyama (Place of Origin)
  • Japan, Takaoka (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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