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Kanamono in the form of the archer Tametomo in exile

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Ansei gan kinoe-tora sai Higashiyama Motonobu koku su [Carved by Higashiyama Motonobu in the first year of Ansei, kinoe-tora (=1854)] 安政元甲寅歳東山元信刻

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century (before 1890)

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 0.7 cm (3 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5694

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor