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Kozuka with a Cormorant on a Boat
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Kozuka with a Cormorant on a Boat


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A cormorant is depicted perched on the prow of an unmanned boat. Cormorants were used for fishing in some rivers. Stylized lines around the boat indicate water. The artist's signature is on the edge of the kozuka.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 春明法眼作; [Translation] Haruaki Hogen saku
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1827-1857 (late Edo)
Medium
shibuichi, copper, silver
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.882
Measurements
L: 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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