[Koka ni mi toshi shigatsu Kaneyasu Masatoshi] [Kaneyasu Masatoshi, the second, snake year of Koka (=1845)] 弘化二巳年四月兼康正壽
1890, Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequest to MFA, Boston, December 7, 1911.
Charles Goddard Weld Collection
Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century (before 1890)
Overall: 6.5 x 0.7 cm (2 9/16 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Main material: gold; other metals: silver, shakudo and copper; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, zogan