Pair of menuki in the form of snakes

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th century
Iwamoto Konkan (Japanese, 1744–1801), School Iwamoto School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 0.7 cm (1 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5351b

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Iwamoto, Konkan
岩本、昆寛

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection