Kanamono in the form of Shoka, daughter of Yokihi (Yang Guifei), presenting a bow to the sleeping Minamoto no Yorimitsu (Raiko)

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 5.8 x 0.8 cm (2 5/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5677

Medium or Technique

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

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