Pair of menuki in the form of a flight of geese

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century (?)
Araki Tomei (Japanese, 1817–1870), School Ichijô School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 4.1 x 0.5 cm (1 5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5303a

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; other metals: gold; gold fake signature plaque; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, zogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

[Shogintei Tomei, with a kao]
枩吟亭東明(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection