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Kanamono in the form of Ebisu, Hotei playing with a shishimai mask, Hotei's sack and an attendant karako

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Signed

Shonsai Goto Yoshinori 勝運斎後藤義則

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century (before 1890)

Dimensions

Overall: 6.8 x 1.4 cm (2 11/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5701

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: silver copper backplate; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor