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Fuchi with Toys
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Fuchi with Toys


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Two mechanical toys ("karakuri") are depicted. On the front is a mechanical toy ("karakuri") of a man sawing a log. These toys were popular in the late Edo period. On the reverse is a toy pigeon. This is part of a set with Walters 51.1061.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 生如 義禮; [Translation] Seijo Yoshiakira
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
19th century (?) (Edo-Meiji)
Medium
sentoku, silver, copper
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1060
Measurements
1 7/16 in. (3.7 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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