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Kanamono in the form of Oda Nobunaga in hunting array

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Signed

[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

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century (before 1890)

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 0.7 cm (2 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5693

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor