Kanamono in the form of the archer Tametomo in exile

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: 7.6 x 0.7 cm (3 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5694

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Ansei gan kinoe-tora sai Higashiyama Motonobu koku su [Carved by Higashiyama Motonobu in the first year of Ansei, kinoe-tora (=1854)]
安政元甲寅歳東山元信刻

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection