Kanamono in the form of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune in their Treasure Ship, with backplate engraved with their attributes

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th century
Kobayashi Yoshimasa (Japanese), School Mito School (Japanese, 18th through 20th century)


Dimensions

Overall: 6.6 x 1.5 cm (2 5/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5664

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Shinkyosai Kobayashi Yoshimasa
深橋斎小林美政

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection