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Fuchi-kashira with designs of Shoki and oni

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Signed

Kashira bessaku fuchi Hideoki, with a kao [The kashira by another hand, the fuchi by Hideoki] 頭別作 縁秀興(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: 3.4 x 1.7 x 1 cm (1 5/16 x 11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5196a

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; other metals: gold, silver and copper; decorative technique: shishiai-bori, takabori, takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor