Kanamono in the form of Minamoto no Yorimasa, I no Hayata and the nue

源三位頼政と猪の早田の鵺退治

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1890)
Higashiyama Motonobu (Japanese, about 1847–1875), School Mito School (Japanese, 18th through 20th century)


Dimensions

Overall: 6.8 x 0.9 cm (2 11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5711

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Kaei san kanoe-tori sai Higashiyama Motonobu koku su [Carved by Higashiyama Motonobu in the third, kanoe-tori, year of Kaei (=1850)]

嘉永三庚酉歳東山元信刻

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection