Description This okimono (an ornamental figurine) of a crab has articulated leg and claw joints, adding to its lifelike appearance.
Examined in preparation for exhibition.
Cleaned mechanically and with the aid of solvents in preparation for exhibition.
- 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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