Kanamono in the form of a bird on a branch of magnolia, with backplate

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1889)


Dimensions

Overall: 4.8 x 1.1 cm (1 7/8 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5602

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Masayuki
政行

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection