Kanamono in the form of a mounted samurai unhorsing another with his spear, with backplate engraved with a samurai seated on the ground

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1890)


Dimensions

Overall: 5.1 x 0.9 cm (2 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5705

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: shibuichi backplate; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, katakiri-bori

Not On View

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