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Kojiri in the form of a snake

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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: 6.3 x 3.2 x 1.8 cm (2 1/2 x 1 1/4 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5182

Medium or Technique

Main material: silver; decorative technique: engraving

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor