Tsuba with snow-covered tree


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    Irregular profile (paint faint mokkō); edge irregularly hammered up; on the front, in delicate modelling is a tree-trunk with a branch weighed down by snow (silver incrustation); at the back, the tops of other trees similarly treated; close punctuate ishime ground. Signed: Jōshū ("Yamashiro province", i.e. resident of Kiōto) Tsuki ([Japanese text], for Ōtsuki [Japanese text]) Mitsuoki [Japanese text] "copying a drawing by Seiseisai [Japanese text]."

    Ernest Hart Collection, no. 186.

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