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Kozuka with Jurôjin and a Minogame Tortoise
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Kozuka with Jurôjin and a Minogame Tortoise


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Description Jurôjin is one the seven gods of good fortune. He is a scholar and is associated with longevity. He carries a long staff and a peach. In front of him is a minogame tortoise. Both the peach and the tortoise are symbols of longevity.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
n.d.
Medium
iron, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.791
Measurements
3 7/8 in. (9.84 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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