Description At the top of this tsuba, a bat flies through the night sky. A new moon is in on the right. A second bat is at the lower right. On the reverse, incised lines at the lower left indicate water. Bats are a symbol of happiness.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 味墨; [Translation] Miboku
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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