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Ojime with design of swallow and cherry tree

Signed

Ipposai Akikuni, with a kao 一方斎明國(花押)

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

11.5748

Medium or Technique

Main material: silver; other metals: gold; decorative technique: takabori, zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor