Kagami netsuke with design of Hotei and a Chinese child

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 4.1 x 1.7 cm (1 5/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5790

Medium or Technique

Main material: silver; other metals: gold and shakudo (?); decorative technique: takabori, katakiri-bori, zogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Unsigned
無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection