Description The kashira matches the fuchi and kozuka. It depicts a rooster beneath maiden flowers, which is an autumn flower. The menuki is in the shape of a tiger and dragon. These two animals could be paired as a symbol of a ruler and his advisors. 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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