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Kanamono in the form of a kneeling samurai dressed in armour and mino, with a straw hat at his side, with backplate

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Signed

Kayusai (?) 花游斎(不詳)

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: 2.3 x 0.7 cm (7/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5703

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor