Kanamono in the form of Sugawara no Michizane holding a branch of plum, and a pine tree, with backplate

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1889)
Yanagawa Naomitsu (Japanese, 1733–1809), School Yanagawa School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 3.6 x 0.7 cm (1 7/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5623

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

[Yanagawa Naomitsu, with a kao]
柳川直光(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection