Pair of menuki in the form of Mount Fuji and a ho-o bird

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century (?)
Yokoya Somin (Japanese), School Yokoya School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 x 0.6 cm (1 5/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5253b

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi (?); other metals: gilding; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

[Somin]
宗(玉+民)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection