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Kozuka with a Man Gathering Autumn Grasses
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Kozuka with a Man Gathering Autumn Grasses


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This kozuka shows a peasant with a basket of autumn flowers on his back. In his hand is a scythe. The plants are pampas grass and chrysanthemums. Behind him is a mountain top and above that is the moon. Full moons are associated with autumn.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 光盧; [Translation] Mitsuyoshi
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 1875 (Meiji)
Medium
shibuichi, gilt
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.639
Measurements
3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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