University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Image is Not Available
Native NameKozuka
Object Number:21681
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Japan
Credit Line:Gift of Sarah Frishmuth, 1899


From side of a sword. Giant carp leaping a waterfall -- symbol of a youth's struggle for success against great odds. (The same carp is represented in large paper wind streamers.)


[Catalogue] 1981. Echoes of the Samurai: An Exhibition of Japanese Arms and Armor. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 21View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1900. "Collections and Publications". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. Vol. II (No. 3): 172-180. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 177View Objects related to this Actual Citation

You may also be interested in these objects:

See a problem? Let us know

© Penn Museum 2018 Sitemap | Contact | Copyright | Disclaimer | Privacy |