Kanamono in the form of a dragon and clouds, with backplate, engraved and gilded with clouds

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1889)


Dimensions

Overall: 4.9 x 1.1 cm (1 15/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5632

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: shakudo; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Unsigned
無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection