Pair of menuki in the form of peonies

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
Sano Taneyoshi (Japanese, about 1825), School Sano School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 x 0.7 cm (7/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5278a

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Taneyoshi, with a kao
胤好(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection