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Kojiri with Bukan
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Kojiri with Bukan


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The Chinese immortal Bukan (Ch. Fenggan [Feng Kan) is often depicted with his tiger. He was known for riding his tiger around his monastery to shock others. Bukan's ability to tame the tiger represents the power of his knowledge.
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
19th century (?)
Medium
silver, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1134
Measurements
1 7/16 in. (3.6 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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