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Kozuka with the Monk Bukan
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Kozuka with the Monk Bukan


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This kozuka shows the Chinese monk Bukan (Ch. Fenggan [Feng Kan) riding his tiger beneath a pine tree. Bukan's control the tiger is interpreted as a sign of the power of the Buddhist faith.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
19th century (?) (Edo)
Medium
shibuichi, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.710
Measurements
3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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