Description A crane soars along the upper right edge of this small tsuba, over waves at the bottom left. The motif of waves continues to the back. Cranes are symbols of longevity.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 石黒政美彫之; [Transliteration] Ishiguro Masayoshi horu kore o; [Translation] Inscribed: This was carved by Ishiguro Masayoshi.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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