Fuchi-kashira with designs of Shoki and a gourd and Shoki and a shishi

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
Issando Joi (Japanese, 1701–1761), School Nara School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 x 1.5 x 0.6 cm (1 5/16 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5192a

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper; surface treatment: ishime-ji; other metals: gold, silver and shakudo; decorative technique: takabori, shishiai-bori, takazogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

[Issando Joi]
一蚕堂乗意

Provenance

1890, Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequest to MFA, Boston, December 7, 1911.

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection