Kanamono in the form of Ebisu struggling with an octopus and Daikoku with his mallet and sack raided by two rats

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1889)
Unno Moritoshi (Japanese, 1834–1896), School Unno School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 5.8 x 0.9 cm (2 5/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5596b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

[Ryounsai Moritoshi koku su]
凌雲齋盛壽刻

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection