Kanamono in the form of Hotei sleeping with his elbow resting on a karako attendant

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 0.2 cm (1 1/2 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5687

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

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