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Umabari with Waves and Clouds
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Umabari with Waves and Clouds


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Description A crashing wave is at the left of the composition, with two small clouds on the right. The background is worked in fish egg pattern ("nanako-ji"). Umabari were carried in place of kogai in Higo province (modern-day Kumamoto). They were used to stimulate horses. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
19th century (Edo)
Medium
shibuichi, steel
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1212.5
Measurements
L: 5 7/16 in. (13.8 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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