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Ojime in the form of a traveling priest holding a cat

Signed

Masatoshi 正壽

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early to mid-19th century

Accession Number

11.5338

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; other metals: gold, silver and copper; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor