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Fuchi-kashira with designs of emaciated dog, discarded hat and reeds of Musashino

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Signed

Ganshotei 鳫枩亭

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century

Catalogue Raisonné

109

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 1.6 x 1.2 cm (1 3/8 x 5/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.5356a

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo and silver; other metals: gold, copper and shibuichi; decorative technique: mokume, iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor