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Kozuka with a Sparrow and a Basket
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Kozuka with a Sparrow and a Basket


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A basket is suspended on a rope from a bamboo rod at the top of the composition. Several ferns stick out from the basket. A sparrow perches on the rope. The artist signed the kozuka on the reverse.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] On kozuka: 蜂屋政壽; [Translation] Hachiya Masatoshi
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
18th-19th century (Edo)
Medium
shibuichi, gold, copper
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.741
Measurements
3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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