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Kashira with the Chinese Immortal Tôbôsaku Holding a Peach
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Kashira with the Chinese Immortal Tôbôsaku Holding a Peach


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The Chinese immortal Tôbôsaku (Ch. Tung Fang-So [Dong Fang Suo]) is said to have been reincarnated six times from the 27th century BC to the 2nd century BC. He is shown standing on clouds and holding a peach, a symbol of longevity. This is part of a set with Walters 51.1034.
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
1773-1829 (Edo)
Medium
shibuichi, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1035
Measurements
1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan, Niigata (Place of Origin)
  • Japan, Tokyo (Edo) (Place of Origin)
  • Japan, Shinano (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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