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Kozuka with Mt. Fuji
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Kozuka with Mt. Fuji

Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Mt. Fuji is depicted here made of silver. Mt. Fuji is a sacred mountain and a common pilgrimage site during the Edo period. The view of Mt. Fuji is an iconic image of Japan. The kozuka is signed on the reverse, within a gold inset.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] On kozuka: 後藤見光守儔; [Translation] Gotô Mitsumori (kao)
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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1739-1804 (Edo)
shakudo, silver, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm) (l.)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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