Pair of menuki in the form of a Chinese dignitary on horseback accompanied by an attendant carrying a gourd and scroll

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

11.5264a

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: shakudo and shibuichi; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, zogan

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