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Kozuka with Dragon in Clouds
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Kozuka with Dragon in Clouds


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A gold dragon is seen flying through clouds. Dragons were powerful animals and were often depicted amidst clouds. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription] On blade: unread
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1868-1912 (?) (Meiji)
Medium
black lacquer, steel, silver, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1296.4
Measurements
L: 8 7/8 in. (22.6 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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