Menuki in the form of a kirin

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th century
Kikuoka Mitsuyuki (Japanese, 1750–1800), School Kikuoka School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 x 0.6 cm (1 5/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5316

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Mitsuyuki, with a kao
光行(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection