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Kanamono in the form of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune in their Treasure Ship, with backplate engraved with their attributes

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Signed

Shinkyosai Kobayashi Yoshimasa 深橋斎小林美政

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 6.6 x 1.5 cm (2 5/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5664

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor