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Fuchi with Yamabushi Monks in the Mountains
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Fuchi with Yamabushi Monks in the Mountains


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Three yamabushi monks are depicted meeting on a mountain pass. They wear the distinctive yamabushi clothing, including a small hat and a sash with pom-poms around their necks. They carry wicker packs and walking sticks. Yamabushi lived in the mountain where they practiced a religious tradition that mixed elements of Shintoism and Buddhism. This is part of a set with Walters 51.1129.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 風柳軒 高瀬榮壽; [Translation] Fûryûken Takase Eiju (kao); [Number] In pencil: 791
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 1775-1800 (Edo)
Medium
silver, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1128
Measurements
L: 1 7/16 in. (3.7 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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