Kanamono in the form of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune, with backplate

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


Dimensions

Overall: 6.1 x 0.5 cm (2 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5584

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: shibuichi plate decorated in katakiri-bori; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, katakiri-bori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Kikugawa, with a kao
菊川(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection