Kanamono in the form of a tennin holding a set of sho pipes, with backplate

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 6.8 x 0.7 cm (2 11/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5671

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; other metals: gold and silver; silver plate; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, iroe takazogan

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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