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Kanamono in the form of Momotaro feasting with his animal friends and oni captives, with backplate

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th–early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 4.7 x 1 cm (1 7/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5672

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor