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Kozuka with Daruma
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Kozuka with Daruma


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Daruma (Sk. Bodhidharma) was an Indian Buddhist who lived in the 6th century. He is recognized as the founder of Zen Buddhism. Legends claim that he traveled to China and Japan. Here he is shown sitting on a cloud.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acqusition unknown]; Walters Art Musuem, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 壽良 製; [Transliteration] Toshiyoshi sei; [Translation] Made by Toshiyoshi
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1829-1890 (Edo)
Medium
shibuichi, iron oxide (?), gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.737
Measurements
3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm) (l.)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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