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Kozuka with design of crane and young

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Inscription

Poem: Kimi ga yo no/ tokiwa no yama no/ mine no matsu 君が代の 常盤の山の みねの松 。。。。

Signed

Heian Atsuoki horu [Carved by Atsuoki of Kyoto] 平安篤興鐫

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

Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 x 1.4 x 0.4 cm (3 13/16 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5215a

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold and silver; decorative technique: katakiri-bori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor