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Kanamono in the form of a landscape with Mount Fuji, with backplate engraved with flowers

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Signed

...getsu Gyoshi Seikokitei ni oite horu [Carved by . . . Getsu Gyoshi at the Seikoki pavilion (?)] 。。。月漁史彫於清好雨奇亭(印)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 6.7 x 0.6 cm (2 5/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5682

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor