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Otsuryuken Miboku Masayoshi, with a kao 乙柳軒味墨政芳(花押)

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: 9.7 x 1.4 x 0.6 cm (3 13/16 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5236a

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold; decorative technique: takabori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor