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Kashira Remounted as a Box Lid with Taoist Immortal Koreijin
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Kashira Remounted as a Box Lid with Taoist Immortal Koreijin


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This kashira from a Japanese sword was refashioned into a lid for the box made out of its matching fuchi (Walters 51.1330A). The Taoist immortal Koreijin (Ch. Gu Lingren) is shown with his white tiger.
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
Original: 18th century (?); Mounted: late 19th-early 20th century (Edo-Meiji)
Medium
gold lined with silver
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1330B
Measurements
H: 1 x W: 1 7/16 in. (2.6 x 3.7 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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