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Fuchi-kashira with designs of Shoki and a gourd and Shoki and a shishi

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Signed

[Issando Joi] 一蚕堂乗意

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: 3.3 x 1.5 x 0.6 cm (1 5/16 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5192b

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper; surface treatment: ishime-ji; other metals: gold, silver and shakudo; decorative technique: takabori, shishiai-bori, takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor