Pair of menuki in the form of shishi

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century (?)


Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 x 0.5 cm (1 1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5254b

Medium or Technique

Main material: 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