Menuki in the form of a flight of sparrows

Japanese
Edo period
mid-19th century
Masamitsu (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 0.7 cm (1 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5342

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; other metals: gold and shakudo; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori,

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Sealed Masamitsu (?)
政光(不詳)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection