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Kashira with Vision of Shôka Bearing Bow and Arrows
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Kashira with Vision of Shôka Bearing Bow and Arrows


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Shôka (Ch. Jie Hwa [Chieh Hwa]) appeared in a dream to Minamoto no Mitsunaka (912-997) bearing a bow and arrow from her father, Yôyuki (Ch. Yang Yeoki [Yang Yeo-ki]), a divine archer of China. Mitsunaka is shown sleeping on the corresponding fuchi, Walters 51.946.
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
shibuichi, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.947
Measurements
1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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