Kanamono in the form of Chinese hero Gentoku (Xuande) from the Sangokushi (Sanguozhi) brandishing a spear, with backplate
early to mid-19th century
Overall: 4.7 x 0.9 cm (1 7/8 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Main material: shibuichi; other metals: gold, silver and copper; silvered backplate; decorative technique: uchidashi, iroe takazogan
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1890, Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequest to MFA, Boston, December 7, 1911.
Charles Goddard Weld Collection