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Kanamono or menuki in the form of a pheasant with peonies and other flowers

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Signed

Toshimune 寿宗

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, about 1870–before 1889

Dimensions

Overall: 3.6 x 0.7 cm (1 7/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5577

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor