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Kashira with Monkeys
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Kashira with Monkeys


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Two monkeys are depicted in gold and copper. The lower monkey wears a vest. The upper monkey is holding a peach. Peaches are a symbol of immortality. Monkeys are often anthropomorphized in Japanese art. This kashira is part of a set with Walters 51.916.
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
51.917
Measurements
1 7/16 in. (3.7 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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