Pair of menuki in the form of dragons

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
Hitotsuyanagi Tomoyoshi VII (Japanese, 1846–1922), School Mito School (Japanese, 18th through 20th century)


Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 0.6 cm (2 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5273a-b

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Hitotsuyanagi Tomoyoshi
一柳友善

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection