Description In this tsuba, a farming woman stands outside her hut. With the two baskets in her hands, she is probably winnowing grains. Blossoms appear in the pine tree behind her. On the reverse are magnolia flowers. This may be a reference to a folk story.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 打越元安; [Translation] Uchikoshi Motoyasu
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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