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Kozuka with Scroll and Prayer Beads
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Kozuka with Scroll and Prayer Beads


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This kozuka shows a scroll intertwined with prayer beads. The scroll is likely a Buddhist sutra or other religious text. The reverse is partially a copper alloy and partially gold.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 程乗作 光邦; [transliteration] Teijô saku Mitsukuni; [Translation] Made by Teijô, Mitsukuni
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1642-1708 (Edo)
Medium
shakudo, gold, copper
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.665
Measurements
3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan, Kanazawa (Place of Origin)
  • Japan, Tokyo (Edo) (Place of Origin)
  • Japan, Kyoto (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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