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Kozuka with Insects in Roundels
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Kozuka with Insects in Roundels


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Five black roundels each hold an different insect in gold enamel. From left to right, the insects are a cricket, a moth, a butterfly, a praying mantis, and a grasshopper. Flowers are incised on the reverse. This is likely a product of the Kaga School.
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
late 18th-mid 19th century (Edo)
Medium
shibuichi, silver, gold, and shakudo
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.775
Measurements
L: 3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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