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Manju netsuke with design of Hotei and treasure sack, with karako

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1889)
Kakuyusai Hironobu (Japanese), Serizawa Ryumin (Japanese, born in 1826)


Dimensions

Overall: 4.3 x 1.7 cm (1 11/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5791

Medium or Technique

Main material: ivory; other metals: gold, shakudo, shibuichi and copper; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Kakuyusai, with seal Hironobu
Ryumin, with a kao
鶴遊齋 印 弘信 立民(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection