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Kozuka with a Horse and a Monkey
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Kozuka with a Horse and a Monkey


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description In the center is a horse tied to a post. A monkey is holding the rope on the right. Monkeys are often shown with horses as they were believed to be able to keep horses calm. Many stables were decorated with monkeys. This is only the decorative panel of the kozuka.
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
n.d.
Medium
iron, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.894
Measurements
L: 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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