Kagami netsuke with design of Kusunoki Masashige (1294–1336) reading a scroll predicting the future history of Japan

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


Dimensions

Overall: 4.1 x 1.5 cm (1 5/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5785

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; bamboo; other metals: silver, shakudo and shibuichi; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

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