Description On the front of the tsuba, a crane stands on gold pine leaves looking up towards clouds. The crane is a symbol of longevity and is considered a felicitous motif. On the reverse is a blossoming cherry tree.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 伯應作; [Transliteration] Hakuo saku; [Translation] Made by Hakuo
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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