Description The three character inscription at the top of the kozuka reads "No beginning or end." It is a shortened version of the Buddhist saying "mushi mushû," which reminds believers that the Buddha is eternal. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription] 無始終; [Transliteration] mu shi shû; [Translation] no beginning or end; [Signature] [ ]得山人; [Translation] Seisho Sanjin
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters
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