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Kanamono in the form of a mounted samurai pushing another from his horse, with backplate decorated with a pine-clad shore

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Signed

Shinkyosai 深橋斎

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: 5 x 1.1 cm (1 15/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5678

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; other metals: gold, shakudô and copper; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, iroe takazôgan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor