Pair of menuki in the form of tigers

Japanese
Edo period
mid-19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 6.4 x 0.8 cm (2 1/2 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5282b

Medium or Technique

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

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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