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Kozuka with Rihaku (Ch. Li Bai [Li Pai]) Looking at a Waterfall
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Kozuka with Rihaku (Ch. Li Bai [Li Pai]) Looking at a Waterfall


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Description At the bottom of the kozuka stands the 8th-century Chinese poet Rihaku (Ch. Li Bai [Li Pai], also known as Li Bo [Li Po]). He holds a wine cup and a staff. His attention is directed to the waterfall at the top of the composition. One of his most well-known poems is about the waterfall at Lu-shun.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquistion unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 直壽; [Translation] Naotoshi
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
2nd half 18th century (Edo)
Medium
shibuichi, shakudo, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.754
Measurements
L: 3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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