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Fuchi-kashira with designs of cockerel and chickens

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

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: 3.4 x 1.7 x 0.9 cm (1 5/16 x 11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5198b

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; surface treatment: nanako-ji; other metals: copper; decorative technique: takabori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor