Description The two menuki on this tsuka are in the shape of standing Chinese figures. On the front is a woman holding a fan. She may be the Queen Mother of the West, who had an orchard of peaches that granted immortality. The figure on the reverse is a man carrying a peach on a tray. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acqisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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