Kozuka with design of Li Bai supported by two attendants

Japanese
Meiji era
About 1870–89
Miyata Nobuhisa (Japanese, 1849–1926), School Ichijô School (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

127

Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 1.6 x 0.8 cm (3 7/8 x 5/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5184

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; surface treatment: migaki-ji; decorative technique: takabori

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Inscription

Poem by Du Fu on Li Bai
李白一斗詩百篇
長安市上酒家眠
天子呼来不上舟
自称臣是酒中仙

Signed

Ryujusai Nobuhisa saku, with seal Nobuhisa [Made by Ryujusai Nobuhisa]
柳寿斎信久作 印 信久

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection