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Fuchi-kashira with designs of Daruma and hossu

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Signed

Yoshihisa saku 美久作

Provenance

1890, Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequest to MFA, Boston, December 7, 1911.

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early to mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 3.2 x 1.8 x 0.7 cm (1 1/4 x 11/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5194b

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper; surface treatment: ishime-ji (fuchi only); other metals: gold, silver, shakudo and shibuichi; decorative technique: takabori, takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor