Pair of menuki in the form of cranes

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 0.5 cm (1 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5281a

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; other metals: shakudo; decorative technique: takaboriuchidashi, 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