Kagami netsuke with design of two rustic dancers (?); bowl with stylized pines and balcony

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1889)
Murakoshi Mingyoku (Japanese, active about 1850–1875)


Dimensions

Overall: 4.1 x 1.4 cm (1 5/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5781

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; ivory; other metals: silver (?); decorative technique: takabori, zogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Seisei Mingyoku
清々民玉

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection