Kanamono in the form of a boy about to fill his gourd with water from a stream, with backplate

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


Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 x 0.8 cm (1 5/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5603

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Seimin, with a seal Seimin
星民

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection