Menuki in the form of a peony blossom

Japanese
Edo period
mid-19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 2.4 x 1.9 cm (15/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5329

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: shibuichi/silver plate; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Not On View

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