Kagami netsuke with design of wind-blown peonies

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


Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 1.3 cm (1 9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.5768

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: silver, shakudo and copper; ebony cup; decorative technique: uchidashi, iroe takazogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Jiryûsai
自流斎

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection