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Fuchi with Eibsu's Fishing Basket
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Fuchi with Eibsu's Fishing Basket


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The fuchi is carved to look like the rim of a fisherman's basket. A rod and fly are on the side of the basket. Because this is paired with a rice bale, it is a reference to the god of good fortune, Ebisu. The rice bale is on the kashira Walters 51.999.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 政隨; [Translation] Shôzui
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1696-1769 (Edo)
Medium
shibuichi with red lacquer
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.998
Measurements
L: 1 7/16 in. (3.6 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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