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Kozuka with a Cricket and a Fan
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Kozuka with a Cricket and a Fan


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A large cricket is on the right of the composition. To the left is a fan. The characters on the fan are the start of a famous poem that uses all the sounds in the Japanese syllabary. The artist signed the kozuka on the reverse.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 柳北春親; [Translation] Ryûhoku Haruchika
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 1850 (late Edo-Meiji)
Medium
shibuichi, copper, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.705
Measurements
3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm) (l.)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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