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Kozuka with a Spiny Lobster
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Kozuka with a Spiny Lobster


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A spiny lobster is represented in gold. Lobsters are auspicious signs of longevity because their backs curve like that of an elderly person.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 中村正次; [Translation] Nakamura Masatsugu (kao); [Number] On sticker with blue border: 682
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1729-1791 (Edo)
Medium
shakudo, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.872
Measurements
L: 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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