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Kozuka with Two Crabs
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Kozuka with Two Crabs


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description On the right of the kozuka are two crabs. On the left is the ocean. The so-called fish egg patterning ("nanako-ji") creates the appearance of sand. The kozuka has a gold rim and reverse side.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 宗珉; [Translation] Sômin
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 1695-1733 (Edo)
Medium
copper, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.681
Measurements
L: 3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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