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Fuchi with design of shachihoko and waves

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Naotaka, with a kao 直孝(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early to mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 2.3 x 1.4 cm (1 1/2 x 7/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5191

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper; surface treatment: nanako-ji; other metals: gold and shakudo; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor