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Kanamono in the form of a monkey and young with chestnuts, with backplate

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Signed

Toshimitsu 壽光

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: 6.3 x 0.9 cm (2 1/2 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5661

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor