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Kozuka with a Crane
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Kozuka with a Crane

Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description At the bottom of the kozuka is a crane looking up to the sky. Clouds are at the upper edge of the kozuka. Cranes are symbols of longevity and an auspicious motif.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] On kozuka: 含翠軒 武則; [Translation] Gansuiken Takenori
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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mid 19th century (late Edo-Meiji)
shibuichi, gold, copper
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm) (l.)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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