Kanamono in the form of Daikoku and Ebisu pulling a cart of treasures, with a rat attendant

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1890)
Higashiyama Motonobu (Japanese, about 1847–1875), School Mito School (Japanese, 18th through 20th century)


Dimensions

Overall: 6.3 x 0.9 cm (2 1/2 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5696

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: shakudo, shibuichi and copper; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Higashiyama Motonobu tsukuru
東山元信造

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection