Pair of menuki in the form of centipedes

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 6.2 x 0.5 cm (2 7/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5300b

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi (?); other metals: copper; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

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