Pair of menuki in the form of branches of peony

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
Early 19th century
Ishiguro Masatsune (Japanese, 1760–1828), School Ishiguro School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 0.9 cm (1 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5296b

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Ishiguro, Masatsune
石黒、政常

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection