Menuki in the form of a peony blossom

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century
Taizan Sonobe (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 3.1 x 0.6 cm (1 1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5327

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Taizan Sonobe
胎山園部

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection