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Box and cover with design of rustic huts and stooks of rice-straw

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1889)


Dimensions

Overall: 3.4 x 8.4 x 6.7 cm (1 5/16 x 3 5/16 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5856

Medium or Technique

Main material: mokume of shakudo, copper and silver; other metals: silver interior; decorative technique: translucent cloisonne enamels worked with gilt wire

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork

Inscription

無銘

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection