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Fuchi with Dragon in Clouds
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Fuchi with Dragon in Clouds


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description On the front of the fuchi, the golden head of a dragon emerges from clouds. Dragons were associated with water and often shown in clouds or waves. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisiton unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
18th century (Edo)
Medium
silver, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1219.3A
Measurements
H: 1 5/8 x W: 15/16 x D: 7/16 in. (4.1 x 2.4 x 1.1 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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