Kanamono in the form of three figures, a central armed courtier drinking sake, an attendant on the left with a sake kettle, a figure in Chinese dress on the right with a fruiting branch

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


Dimensions

Overall: 6.4 x 1.2 cm (2 1/2 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.5593

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

[Bunsei juni tsuchinoto-ushi Moritoshi saku] [Made by Moritoshi in the twelfth, tsuchinoto-ushi, year of Bunsei (=1829)]
文政十二己丑盛壽作

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection