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Fuchi with Dancing Figures
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Fuchi with Dancing Figures

Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Five figures are shown dancing around the sides of the fuchi. Some dancers carry drums. Others have fans or swords. This may be a form of "manzai" dancing to celebrate the New Year. Pine trees decorate the side of the fuchi. This is part of a set with Walters 51.1077.
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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shakudo, gold, copper
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
1 7/16 in. (3.7 cm) (l.)
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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