Kanamono in the form of a dragon and temple bell, with backplate

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


Dimensions

Overall: 6.4 x 1.4 cm (2 1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5637

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Kikugawa
菊川

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection