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Kashira with a Tiger in Bamboo
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Kashira with a Tiger in Bamboo


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A copper tiger is shown climbing bamboo with gold leaves. Tigers and bamboo are often depicted together as a pairing of weak and strong. There is open work on the side of the kashira.
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
1827-1887 (late Edo)
Medium
shibuichi, copper, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1009
Measurements
L: 1 7/16 in. (3.6 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan, Tottori (Place of Origin)
  • Japan, Tokyo (Edo) (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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