Description The Queen Mother of the West, or Seiôbo, lives in a mountain paradise. The trees in her garden produce peaches that give the eater immortality, but they only bloom once every three thousand years. She is shown carrying a basket of peaches.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquistion unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription] 於越福井彫之; [Transliteration] oite Koshi Fukui horu kore; [Translation] this was carved in Fukui in Echizen; [Signature] 河野豊壽; [Translation] Kôno Toyotoshi [kao]
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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