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Kashira with Raijin, God of Thunder
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Kashira with Raijin, God of Thunder


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Raijin, the god of thunder, is shown on swirling clouds made of gold and copper. He holds ritual "vajra" thunderbolts in his hands. This is part of a set with Walters 51.1018.
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
1st half 19th century (Edo)
Medium
shibuichi, gold, and copper
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1019
Measurements
L: 1 5/16 in. (3.4 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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