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Kanamono in the form of a pair pf pheasants with peonies and other flowers

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Signed

Toryusai Toshimune, with a seal Tadayoshi 登龍齋壽宗 印 忠喜

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 1889)

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 0.8 cm (3 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5616

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor