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Kanamono in the form of Futen raising a storm, with backplate

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Signed

Moritoshi, with a kao 盛壽(花押)

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 1889)

Dimensions

Overall: 5.3 x 0.8 cm (2 1/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5589

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: silver and shakudo; copper plate; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor