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Kozuka with Chinese-style Lion
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Kozuka with Chinese-style Lion


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description At the right of the composition is a Chinese-style lion made of gold. These lions were derived from pictures of lions and tend to resemble dogs. A bolster pillow with long tassels is on the left. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription] On blade: noshu seki shizu saburo kaneuji; [Translation] Saburo Kaneuji at Shizu of Noshu Seki
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
19th century (?)
Medium
iron, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1192.3
Measurements
L: 8 9/16 in. (21.7 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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