Description At the right of the tsuba, temple buildings rise from the shore near pine trees. Towards the back and above the hole for the kogai stands a pagoda. Waves are in the foreground at the bottom. On the reverse, plovers fly over waves. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquistion unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Date] 慶應丙寅年冬; [Transliteration]Keiô hinoe tora nen fuyu; [Translation] Winter of 1866, year of the tiger; [Signature] 一匠中川勝實; [Translation] Isshô Nakagawa Katsuzane (kao)
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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