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Kozuka with a Kingfisher on Reeds
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Kozuka with a Kingfisher on Reeds


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This kozuka is unusual because it is made of wood and elaborately polychromed. At the lower left, stylized lines indicate water. Just above the water is a kingfisher perched on reeds. The reeds extend through the right side of the composition.
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
19th century (Edo-Meiji)
Medium
wood, black lacquer, gold, copper, bone, shell
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.701
Measurements
3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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