Pine wood (matsu)
24.5 (h) x 19 x 18 cm
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.