Description The characters mean, "Happiness is a long life of fortune and upright character." Such a saying is Chinese Confucian in character, and Beian has written it in ancient Chinese clerical script.
|12/01/1993||Examination||examined for exhibition|
|6/01/1996||Examination||examined for condition|
Provenance Mami Yasukochi, Tokyo; Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, 1990, by purchase.
Inscriptions [Signature] Beian Sangai; [Seal] Two seals below signature: Ichikawa Sangai-in and Ekito-jin; [Seal] In upper right: Beian; [Translation] Happiness is a long life of fortune and upright character
Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the Ambassador and Mrs. William J. Sebald Fund, 1990
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