Description Each menuki is in the shape of a gold "hô-ô," which is a mythical bird similar to the phoenix. On the kashira, a "hô-ô" is shown in flight over a blossoming cherry tree. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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