Kanamono in the form of a shishi, tiger and bear

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


Dimensions

Overall: 8.3 x 0.9 cm (3 1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5699

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Nobunao, with a kao
信直(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection