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Kozuka of Two Birds Flying over the Sea
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Kozuka of Two Birds Flying over the Sea


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Two swallows are shown flying above a wave. The artist's seal is in an elaborate frame on the right. The decoration is on a thin lacquer wood panel inset into the kozuka. There is a diagonal gold inset on the reverse, which can be seen from the front around the rim.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquistion unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Seal] 東雨; [Translation] Tôu
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1710-1747 (Edo)
Medium
copper, red-brown patina, black enamel, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.777
Measurements
L: 3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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