Description At the center of the composition, a man in Chinese style dress is kneeling. In his right hand is a ladle he is using to pour liquid into a bottle on the ground. Tree branches frame him on either side. This may be a reference to a legend. This fuchi is part of a set with Walters 51.943.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Hamano Noriyuki (kao); [Number] In pencil: 6.25 825
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters
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