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Fuchi with Dragon and Jewel
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Fuchi with Dragon and Jewel


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A dragon is wrapped around the rim of fuchi holding a tide-controlling jewel. The dragon's body extends beyond the edge of the fuchi. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 明廣作; [Transliteration] Akihiro saku; [Translation] Made by Akihiro
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
mid-late 19th century (late Edo)
Medium
silver, gold, copper
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1201.3A
Measurements
H: 1 9/16 in. (3.9 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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