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Fuchi-kashira with designs of Jurojin, Chinese boy (karako), fan and pine

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Signed

[Joi, with seal Nagaharu] 乗意 印 永春

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: 3.4 x 1.9 x 0.8 cm (1 5/16 x 3/4 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5205b

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold, copper and shakudo; decorative technique: takabori, shishiaibori, zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor