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Kanamono in the form of Takenouchi no Sukune receiving the tide-controlling jewel from Ryujin, the dragon king of the sea, watched over by Empress Jingu

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Signed

Gotô Yoshinori, with a kaô 後藤義則(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, about 1880

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 0.7 cm (2 15/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5710

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor