Description Three monkeys are depicted in gold, copper and shakudo. One monkey is dressed in a shirt and holds a stick with sacred "shide" papers attached. Such sticks are used to symbolize purification in Shinto ritual. This fuchi is part of a set with Walters 51.917.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters
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