Menuki in the form of a flying goose and peony

目貫 雁と牡丹

Japanese
Edo period
mid-19th century (?)
Ishiguro Masaaki (Japanese, about 1815–1875), School Ishiguro School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 0.7 cm (1 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5339

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Masaaki
政明

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection