Snail Bucket


  • Sold

  • Material

    Pine wood (matsu)

  • Size

    24.5 (h) x 19 x 18 cm

  • Box

    Wooden box (no incription)


Snail Bucket by Ōmi Tanehisa

Wood okimono of a well-bucket, with five snails.

Signed "Ōmi Tanehisa to" (carved by Omi Tanehisa)

In ancient Japan, snails were considered the most fertile of all animals and gods of water.