Kanamono in the form of Shoshi on a crane playing the sho-pipes

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1889)


Dimensions

Overall: 5.6 x 0.7 cm (2 3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5646

Medium or Technique

Main material: silver; other metals: gilding; 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