Kanamono in the form of a seated Chinese scholar with a globe, with backplate

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


Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 x 0.5 cm (1 1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5578

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: shibuichi plate; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Kokuzan
国山

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection