Kanamono in the form of Fujiwara no Kamatari receiving lost pearls from Ryujin, from the Taishokkan

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
School Someya School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 6.7 x 1 cm (2 5/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5665

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Someya . . . Min
染谷。。。*(玉+民)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection