Kanamono in the form of Kannon seated on a lotus petal, with backplate engraved with a lotus plant

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
Early 19th century
Nagahama Yoshinobu (Japanese, died in 1887)


Dimensions

2.3 x 0.5 cm

Accession Number

11.5588

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: shibuichi plate; decorative techniques: uchidashi, takabori, katakiri-bori, zogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Yoshinobu
良延

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection