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Kogai with Bird and Reeds
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Kogai with Bird and Reeds


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description At the right of the composition, a black bird in flight looks back at a group of reeds on the left. Small drifts of snow on top of the reeds indicate that the season is winter. 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.
Inscriptions [Signature] 會陽正阿弥一柳斎正光; [Translation] Kaiyô Shôami Ichiryûsai Masamitsu (kao)
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 1864 (late Edo)
Medium
silver, shakudo, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1183.4
Measurements
L: 8 5/16 in. (21.1 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan, Aizu (Place of Origin)
  • Japan, Niigata (Place of Origin)
  • Japan, Fukui (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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