Manju netsuke with design of the character kotobuki

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 4.7 x 2.9 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5893b

Medium or Technique

Gold nashiji lacquer ground; decoration in gold takamaki-e; silvered metal himotoshi

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro

Signed

Unsigned
無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection