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Kashira with Yamabushi Monk and a Waterfall
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Kashira with Yamabushi Monk and a Waterfall


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A yamabushi monk is depicted looking at a waterfall. He wears the distinctive yamabushi clothing, including a small hat and a sash with pom-poms around his neck. He carries a wicker pack and a walking stick. Yamabushi lived in the mountain where they practiced a religious tradition that mixed elements of Shintoism and Buddhism. This is part of a set with Walters 51.1128.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 1775-1800 (Edo)
Medium
silver, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1129
Measurements
L: 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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