Menuki in the form of a pheasant

Japanese
Edo period
mid-19th century
Ishiguro Masaaki (Japanese, about 1815–1875), School Ishiguro School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 4.9 x 0.4 cm (1 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5314

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Masaaki
政明

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection