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Japanese - Kashira with Monkeys - Walters 51917

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Two monkeys are depicted in gold and copper. The lower monkey wears a vest. The upper monkey is holding a peach. Peaches are a symbol of immortality. Monkeys are often anthropomorphized in Japanese art. This kashira is part of a set with Walters 51.916.

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2016
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Walters Art Museum
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