Pair of menuki in the form of Kan'u and Chohi

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 0.7 cm (1 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5288b

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper; other metals: gold, silver and shakudo; decorative technique: uchidashi, iroe takazogan

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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