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Fuchi-kashira with designs of Jurojin, and Hotei with his sack

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Signed

Gyonen rokujukyu Masayoshi [Masayoshi, aged sixty-nine.] 行年六十九政盧

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: 3.5 x 2 x 0.8 cm (1 3/8 x 13/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5195a

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor