Kagami netsuke with design of a no actor in the Shakkyo role

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1889)
Serizawa Ryumin (Japanese, born in 1826)


Dimensions

Overall: 4.2 x 1.3 cm (1 5/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.5797

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: copper; rhinoceros-horn (?) cup; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Ryumin, with a kao
立民(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection