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Fuchi-kashira with designs of woman's face and sudare blind

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Signed

Shozui 政随

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 x 1.7 x 0.8 cm (1 5/16 x 11/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5201a

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold, silver and copper; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor