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Kozuka with a Firefly and a Frog by a Stream
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Kozuka with a Firefly and a Frog by a Stream


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This kozuka depicts a firefly and a frog. Between them are stylized lines representing a stream. The artist signed the kozuka in a gold inset on the reverse.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 後藤光乗; [Translation] Gotô Kôjô [kao]
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1529-1620 (early Edo)
Medium
shakudo, copper, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.698
Measurements
3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm) (l.)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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