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Kozuka with Jurôjin
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Kozuka with Jurôjin


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description At the right side of the kozuka, seated in a chair, is the god of good fortune Jurôjin. He has an elongated head and is holding a scroll in his hand. Jurôjin is associated with academic success. The background of the kozuka has a fish egg pattern ("nanako-ji"). A gold textile pattern in on the reverse.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
4/18/1984Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • The Taste of Maryland: Art Collecting in Maryland 1800-1934. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1984.
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
51.843
Measurements
3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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