Menuki in the form of a hare poling a moon-shaped boat filled with flowers and bundles of firewood

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 3.7 x 0.4 cm (1 7/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5315

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Unsigned
無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection