Description The fuchi is decorated with bamboo on the front and plum blossoms on the reverse. It may have originally been paired with a kashira depicting pine trees, because those three plants are known as the three friends of winter. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquistion unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Mark] Assembly mark (?) in ink inside fuchi: イ上ツキ; [Transliteration] i jyô tsu ki
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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