Pair of menuki in the form of peonies

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century
Yokoya Somin (Japanese), School Yokoya School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 2.1 x 1.1 cm (13/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5286b

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; other metals: gold fake signature plaques; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

[Yokoya Somin]
横谷宗*(玉+民)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection