Snail Bucket

Sculpture


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  • Material

    Pine wood (matsu)


  • Size

    24.5 (h) x 19 x 18 cm


  • Box

    Wooden box (no incription)


Description

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.


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