Kanamono in the form of two grasshoppers with hibiscus, valerian, daisies and other plants

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1890)
Toryusai Toshimune (Japanese, mid-19th century)


Dimensions

Overall: 6.3 x 0.9 cm (2 1/2 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5700

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: shakudo and shibuichi; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Toryusai Toshimune
登柳齋壽宗

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection