Motome ni ojite Zeshin-o no ihitsu horu Yu . . .sei Masao, with a seal [Carved to order by Yu . . . Sei (or pupil o Yu . . .) Masao after a design by the venerable Zeshin] 應需是真翁之遺筆鐫友 。生政雄 印
1890, Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequest to MFA, Boston, December 7, 1911.
Charles Goddard Weld Collection
Japanese, Meiji era, Late 19th century
Overall: 9 x 8.5 x 1 cm (3 9/16 x 3 3/8 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Main material: brass; other metals: gold, silver, shakudo, shibuichi and copper; decorative technique: iroe takazogan