Kanamono in the form of a hakutaku

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century
Hitotsuyanagi Tomoyoshi VII (Japanese, 1846–1922), School Mito School (Japanese, 18th through 20th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

143

Dimensions

Overall: 2.9 x 0.8 cm (1 1/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5310

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: silver and shakudo; decorative technique: takabori, zogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Joyaku no motome ni ojite Hitotsuyanagi Tomoyoshi, with a kao [Hitotsuyanagi Tomoyoshi made this to the order of a loyal client]
應需常客一柳友善(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection