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Kashira with Daikoku
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Kashira with Daikoku


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description One of the seven gods of good fortune, Daikoku, is peering out at the viewer from inside a bag of treasures. At the bottom of the bag is a silver rat. Rats are associated with Daikoku as a reminder that treasure must be guarded. This is part of a set with Walters 51.938.
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
n.d.
Medium
copper, silver
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.939
Measurements
1 5/16 in. (3.4 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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