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Kanamono in the form of Daikoku and Ebisu, with backplate engraved with a crane and waves

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Signed

Ura Yasuyoshi to [The reverse carved by Yasuyoshi] 裏保義刀

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: 6.7 x 1.1 cm (2 5/8 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5660

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor