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Kanamono in the form of Kannon seated on a lotus petal, with backplate engraved with a lotus plant

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Signed

Yoshinobu 良延

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, Early 19th century

Dimensions

2.3 x 0.5 cm

Accession Number

11.5588

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: shibuichi plate; decorative techniques: uchidashi, takabori, katakiri-bori, zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor