Menuki in the form of a peasant seated with sheaves of rice

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century
Uchikoshi Hironaga (Japanese), School Mito School (Japanese, 18th through 20th century)


Dimensions

Overall: 3.6 x 0.7 cm (1 7/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5325

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: takabori, zogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Hironaga
弘寿

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection