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.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters
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