Hôkoku, with kaô 鳳國（花押）
1890, Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequest to MFA, Boston, December 7, 1911.
Charles Goddard Weld Collection
Japanese, Meiji era, Late 19th century (before 1890)
Overall: 9.2 x 8.4 x 0.5 cm (3 5/8 x 3 5/16 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Main material: sentoku; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold, silver, shakudo and shibuichi; decorative technique: very high applied takabori iroe ornament