Kagami netsuke with design of peacock and peonies

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1889)
Toyokawa Mitsunaga II (Japanese, 1831–1880)


Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 2.2 cm (1 3/4 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5804

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: shakudo, shibuichi and copper; carved ivory cup (cracked) miniature coins in gold; decorative technique: sukashi-bori iroe takazogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Koryusai
古柳斎

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection