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Kanamono in the form of a tiger and bamboo, with backplate engraved with clouds

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Signed

Koso Toshiyoshi; backplate signed Koso sei 孔叟壽良、孔叟生

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: 5.2 x 0.7 cm (2 1/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5697

Medium or Technique

Main material: silver; other metals: shakudo and gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, zogan, katakiri-bori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor