Description At the right of the tsuba is a humble hut. In the hut, a man holds a book near the window. This is the legendary Chinese scholar Shoko. He read by moonlight. The moon and clouds are in the upper left of the tsuba. On the reverse is a waterfall under a pine tree.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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