Kanamono in the form of a blind shamisen player, a fan dancer and another figure

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
Yoshimasa (Japanese, dated unknown)


Dimensions

Overall: 5.4 x 0.6 cm (2 1/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5684

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; other metals: gold, shakudo and copper; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, iroe takazogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Yoshimasa
美政

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection