Yoshu Otsuki Mitsuhiro kosen [Carved by Yoshu Otsuki Mitsuhiro] 雍州大月光弘工鐫
1890, Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequest to MFA, Boston, December 7, 1911.
Charles Goddard Weld Collection
Japanese, Edo period, early to mid-19th century
Overall: 7.4 x 6.8 x 0.8 cm (2 15/16 x 2 11/16 x 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Main material: iron; other metals: gold, silver, shibuichi and copper; shibuichi (?) plugs; decorative technique: takabori, sue-mon, iroe