Pair of menuki in the form of heads of millet

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1889)
Araki Tomei (Japanese, 1817–1870), School Ichijô School (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

131

Dimensions

Overall: 2.4 x 0.7 cm (15/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5353a

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

[Issai Tomei]
一斎東明

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection