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

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1889)
Serizawa Ryumin (Japanese, born in 1826)


Dimensions

Overall: 4.2 x 1.2 cm (1 5/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.5619

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Ryumin
立民

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection