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Fuchi with Peaches in a Basket
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Fuchi with Peaches in a Basket


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A basket of peaches sits next to a Chinese-style desk. On the desk are a feather fan ("hauchiwa") and a book. Peaches are an attribute of the Chinese immortal Tobosaku (Ch. Dong Fang Suo [Tung Fang So]), who is depicted on the matching kashira, Walters 51.941.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription] 應需; [Transliteration] Ôju; [Translation] Made by request; [Signature] 恵風舎 常行鐫; [Transliteration] Keifûsha Tsuneyuki horu; [Translation] Carved by Keifûsha Tsuneyuki; [Number] In pencil: 812
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 1850-1875 (late Edo-Meiji)
Medium
shibuichi, gold, silver
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.940
Measurements
1 9/16 in. (3.9 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan, Kii (Place of Origin)
  • Japan, Osaka (Place of Origin)
  • Japan, Tokyo (Edo) (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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