Pair of boots

Chinese
Liao dynasty
early 11th century


Dimensions

29.5 x 26 cm (11 5/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1995.115a-b

Medium or Technique

Parcel gilt silver with engraved design of phoenixes and auspicious clouds

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork

Provenance

Said to have been taken from Manchuria to Japan after World War II by a Japanese soldier. 1995, sold by James Freeman (dealer), Kyoto, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 21, 1995)

Credit Line

Charles Bain Hoyt Fund