kogai with design of wolf on Musashino

Japanese
Edo period
mid-19th century
Matsuo Gassan (Japanese, 1815–1875), School Otsuki School (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

111

Dimensions

Overall: 20.8 x 1.3 x 0.6 cm (8 3/16 x 1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5359

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo and shibuichi; other metals: gold; decorative technique: mokume, iroe takazogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Gassan saku [Made by Gassan]
月山作

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection