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Ojime with design of flowers and butterfly

Signed

Masaaki 政明

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 1889)

Accession Number

11.5712

Medium or Technique

Main material: gilt metal; other metals: silver and shakudo; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor