Pair of menuki in the form of cockerel, hen and chicks

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 2.8 x 0.7 cm (1 1/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5305a

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; other metals: gold; 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