Description The kashira is shaped like a bale of rice. Sitting on top is a rat. The rice bale is an emblem of the god of good fortune, Daikoku. Rats often appear with Daikoku as a reminder that treasure must be guarded. This is part of a set with Walters 51.998.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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