Pair of menuki in the form of galloping kirin

Japanese
Edo period
mid-18th century
Yoko Soyo II (Japanese), School Yokoya School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 2.9 x 0.6 cm (1 1/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5256b

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Soyo, with a kao
宗與(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection