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Kozuka with Two Puppies and Clam Shells in a Straw Basket
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Kozuka with Two Puppies and Clam Shells in a Straw Basket


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Two puppies are shown here playing with a basket of shells. The puppy on the right has a clam shell in its front paws. The puppy in the middle of the composition is climbing to the basket of shells. Three shells from the basket are on the left. The background is in a fish egg pattern ("nanako-ji").
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
n.d.
Medium
shakudo, copper, gold, shibuichi
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.763
Measurements
3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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