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Kozuka with Mt. Fuji
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Kozuka with Mt. Fuji


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Mt. Fuji, with three birds flying nearby, is depicted on the front of the kozuka. Mt. Fuji is the most sacred mountain in Japan. It has long been a site of pilgrimage and is still a popular tourist destination. On the reverse are a sake bucket, a plum branch, and a scroll.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquistion unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] unread
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
n.d.
Medium
shibuichi, silver
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.850
Measurements
L: 3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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