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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