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Kozuka with Spiny Lobster
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Kozuka with Spiny Lobster


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A spiny lobster is depicted flanked by fruit and a flower. Spiny lobsters were signs of longevity because their back is bent like that of an old person.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
n.d.
Medium
iron, gilt
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.860
Measurements
L: 3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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