Kanamono in the form of Shoki trapping an oni under a hat, with backplate engraved with a fleeing oni

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
Yasumitsu (Japanese, dates unknown)


Dimensions

Overall: 5.8 x 0.9 cm (2 5/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5667

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Yasumitsu saku
安光作

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection