Pair of menuki in the form of flights of birds

Japanese
Edo period
mid-19th century
Miyata Nobukiyo (Japanese, 1818–1884), School Gotô School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 0.6 cm (1 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5260b

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Nobukiyo

信清

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection