Pair of menuki in the form of tigers

Japanese
Edo period
mid-19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 x 0.6 cm (1 5/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5285a

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

[Iwamoto Konkan, with a kao]
岩本昆寛(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection