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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, Late 18th–early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 7.7 x 0.5 cm (3 5/16 x 3 1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5409

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; surface treatment: tsuchime-ji; other metals: gold, shakudo, shibuichi and copper; shakudo plugs; decorative technique: takabori, zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor