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Kozuka with a Bat and Crescent Moon in Clouds
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Kozuka with a Bat and Crescent Moon in Clouds


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A bat at the right side of the kozuka is shown flying towards the moon on the left. Incised lines form clouds around the moon. Additional clouds were drawn on the back. Bats are a lucky emblem.
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
n.d.
Medium
shibuichi, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.788
Measurements
3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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