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Menuki with Daikon Radish and Rat
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Menuki with Daikon Radish and Rat


Description Provenance Credit
Description A gold rat sits atop a large daikon radish. The pairing of a rat and a daikon is a veiled sexual reference.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
19th century (?)
Medium
copper with gold and silver
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1344
Measurements
2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm) (w.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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