Kanamono in the form of Kidomaru's failed attempt to murder his flute-playing brother Hirai Yasumasa

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1889)
Unno Moritoshi (Japanese, 1834–1896), School Unno School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 1 cm (2 3/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5620

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: shibuichi and copper; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

[Unno Moritoshi]
海野盛壽

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection