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Kozuka with Fukurokuju and a Crane
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Kozuka with Fukurokuju and a Crane


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Description Fukuroju is the god of longevity and one of the seven gods of good fortune. He can be recognized by his tall head. He is shown here with a crane, which is another symbol of longevity. He is holding a handscroll. The stylized lines in the middle of the composition represent a stream.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
19th century (?) (Edo)
Medium
gold with shakudo, silver
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.718
Measurements
3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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