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Kozuka with Hotei and His Bag of Treasures
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Kozuka with Hotei and His Bag of Treasures


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Description Hotei is one of the seven gods of good fortune. He is most often depicted with his bag of treasures. He is behind the bag, leaning forward onto it. Hotei developed from both Taoist and Buddhist beliefs.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
4/18/1984Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • The Taste of Maryland: Art Collecting in Maryland 1800-1934. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1984.
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
19th century (Edo)
Medium
shakudo, gold, copper
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.842
Measurements
3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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