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Tobacco-pouch and pipecase with floral designs; kanamono in the form of Shokatsuryo or Gomo (Zhuge Liang or Wu Meng) riding in a chariot with a dragon and a mounted escort

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Signed

Nobuhisa, with seal Nobuhisa 信久 印 信久

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, Late 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 13.3 x 5.3 cm (3 7/8 x 5 1/4 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5567a-d

Medium or Technique

Main material: dyed leather; other metals: gold, silver, shakudo, shibuichi and copper; decorative technique: uchidashi; iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor