Menuki in the form of a turtle emerging from a gourd

Japanese
Edo period
mid-19th century
Mori (Japanese)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

11.5334

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Sealed Mori
印 盛

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection