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Kozuka with Rats Eating Chili Peppers
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Kozuka with Rats Eating Chili Peppers


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Three rats, each eating a red chili pepper, decorate this kozuka. The rats and peppers are made in gold inlay. Rats are associated with the god of good fortune, Daikoku, as a reminder that treasure must be guarded.
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
copper, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.746
Measurements
3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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