Description On the front of this tsuba is a basket of sea food, including a spiny lobster and a sea bream. Both of these fish are considered celebratory and often eaten as part of New Year celebrations. The basket also contains a squid and two additional fish. On the back of the tsuba are mushrooms, a daikon radish, a turnip, and a sprig of flowers.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 浜埜矩隨; [Translation] Hamano Noriyuki
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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