Description In the middle of the composition is a carp with a bamboo stalk through its mouth. Carp are considered felicitous because their Japanese name ("tai") is a syllable that is part of the word for "auspicious" ("medetai").
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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