Kanamono in the form of four ijin carrying a variety of musical instruments, bows, arrows and a branch of peach, with backplate engraved with a Chinese or Mongol figure holding a military banner
late 18th to mid-19th century
Overall: 5 x 0.7 cm (1 15/16 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Main material: shibuichi; other metals: gold, shakudo and copper; shibuichi backplate; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, iroe takazogan, katakiri-bori
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1890, Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequest to MFA, Boston, December 7, 1911.
Charles Goddard Weld Collection