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Fuchi with Dancing Figures
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Fuchi with Dancing Figures


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Five figures are shown dancing around the sides of the fuchi. Some dancers carry drums. Others have fans or swords. This may be a form of "manzai" dancing to celebrate the New Year. This is part of a set with Walters 51.979.
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
n.d.
Medium
shakudo, gold, copper
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.978
Measurements
1 7/16 in. (3.7 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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