Description Two cranes stand below a blossoming plum tree at the lower right of this tsuba. Waves are shown on the lower left. Cranes are a symbol of immortality. On the reverse, another blossoming plum tree is shown along the left edge with rocks at its base.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 今井永武; [Translation] Imai Nagatake
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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