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Fuchi with Rabbits and Waves
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Fuchi with Rabbits and Waves


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Two gold rabbits on this fuchi are shown running over waves. According to folklore, female rabbits conceived by doing this on the eighteenth day of the eight month. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 黒羽勝文; [Translation] Kurobane Katsubumi (kao)
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1845-early 20th century (late Edo-Meiji)
Medium
gold, copper
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1236.3A
Measurements
H: 1 9/16 x W: 15/16 x D: 1/2 in. (3.9 x 2.4 x 1.3 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan, Tokyo (Place of Origin)
  • Japan, Mito (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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