Pair of menuki in the form of newts

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 0.8 cm (3 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5301a

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi and copper; other metals: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Not On View

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