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Kanamono in the form of a hakutaku

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Signed

Joyaku no motome ni ojite Hitotsuyanagi Tomoyoshi, with a kao [Hitotsuyanagi Tomoyoshi made this to the order of a loyal client] 應需常客一柳友善(花押)

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

Catalogue Raisonné

143

Dimensions

Overall: 2.9 x 0.8 cm (1 1/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5310

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor