Description At the bottom of the kozuka, a crane is shown looking upwards towards a pine tree branch at the top. Cranes are a symbol of longevity and are an auspicious motif.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 石黒政保; [Translation] Ishiguro Masayasu (kao)
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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