Kanamono in the form of a pair of pheasants, peony and daisies, with backplate

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1890)
Murasakibara Toshiyoshi (Japanese, born in 1829)


Dimensions

Overall: 4.6 x 1 cm (1 13/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5704

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Toshiyoshi
壽良

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection