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Kashira with a Boy Riding an Ox
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Kashira with a Boy Riding an Ox


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Description A boy is depicted seated on an ox beneath a pine tree. The shore can be seen behind him. This many be a reference to the Buddhist journey towards enlightenment. A series of ten images of a boy and an ox were used to illustrate the process of attaining enlightenment. This is part of a set with Walters 51.982.
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
ca.1800 (Edo)
Medium
silver, copper, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.983
Measurements
1 1/4 in. (3.1 cm) (l.)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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