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Box and cover in the form of a leather tobacco pouch, with design of sixteen rakan with their attributes

Japanese
Meiji era
mid to late 19th century
Serizawa Ryumin (Japanese, born in 1826)


Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 11.6 x 4.7 cm (3 15/16 x 4 9/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5845

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper; silver liner; other metals: gold, shakudo and shibuichi; decorative technique: uchidashi; zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork

Inscription

立民(花押)

Signed

Ryumin, with a kao

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection