Pair of menuki in the form of tigers

Japanese
Edo period
late 18th–early 19th century (?)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

11.5247a

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper-gilt; 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