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Crab


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This okimono (an ornamental figurine) of a crab has articulated leg and claw joints, adding to its lifelike appearance.
Conservation

Examined in preparation for exhibition.

Cleaned mechanically and with the aid of solvents in preparation for exhibition.

Date Description Narrative
1/21/2016ExaminationExamined
1/21/2016TreatmentCleaned
Exhibitions
  • Exposition Universelle. Paris. 1878.
Provenance Grande Compagnie (Kiryu Kosho Kaisha) at Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1878; purchased by William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1878; inherited by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, 1878

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Period
19th century
Medium
iron
(Metal)
Accession Number
52.184
Measurements
H: 8 11/16 × W: 3 5/8 × D:1 7/16 in. (22 × 9.2 × 3.6 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)

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