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kogai with design of wolf on Musashino

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Gassan saku [Made by Gassan] 月山作

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century

Catalogue Raisonné

111

Dimensions

Overall: 20.8 x 1.3 x 0.6 cm (8 3/16 x 1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5359

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo and shibuichi; other metals: gold; decorative technique: mokume, iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor