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Kanamono in the form of a tennin holding a set of sho pipes

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

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: 10.2 x 0.6 cm (4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5668

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; other metals: gold; silver plate; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor