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Kashira with Seven Sages in a Bamboo Grove
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Kashira with Seven Sages in a Bamboo Grove


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This motif derives from seven scholars in Chinese during the 3rd century who withdrew from society. The kashira shows three sages. The other four sages are on the fuchi, Walters 51.987.
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
ca. 1850 (late Edo-Meiji)
Medium
shibuichi, gold, copper
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.987
Measurements
1 5/16 in. (3.4 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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