Kanamono in the form of a dragon, waves and jewel, with backplate engraved with waves

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


Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 1.4 cm (3 1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5645

Medium or Technique

Main material: silver; other metals: gilding, coral; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, zogan, katakiri-bori

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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