Pair of menuki in the form of tigers

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 2.8 x 0.4 cm (1 1/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5261b

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: shakudo; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, zogan

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