Description Gold bamboo and leaves are set off by the black background. The matching kashira has a tiger. Tiger and bamboo are a common motif indicating the acceptance of the strong (tiger) by the weak (bamboo). This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 直政; [Translation] Naomasa
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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