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Kashira with Mandarin Ducks and Reeds
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Kashira with Mandarin Ducks and Reeds


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A pair of mandarin ducks is shown standing near reeds. Mandarin ducks are a symbol of marital fidelity because they mate for life. This is part of a set with Walters 51.1112.
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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Period
ca. 1800-1850 (late Edo)
Medium
shakudo, copper, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1113
Measurements
1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm) (l.)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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