Kanamono in the form of two shishi and peonies, with backplate chiseled with a tree-bark effect

Japanese
Meiji era
1879–89
Hashimoto Setsuga (Japanese, born in 1854)


Dimensions

Overall: 5.4 x 1 cm (2 1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5631

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: silver backplate; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Setsuga
雪峨

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection