Pair of menuki in the form of chrysanthemum and plum

Japanese
Edo period
mid-19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 4.2 x 0.5 cm (1 5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5259a

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: silver and shakudo; 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