Pair of menuki in the form of shishi

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
Kikuoka Mitsutoshi (Japanese, died in 1 863), School Kikuoka School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 3.4 x 0.6 cm (1 5/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5269a

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Kikuoka, Mitsutoshi, with a kao
菊岡、光利(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection