Pair of menuki in the form of two courtier-poets

Japanese
Edo period
mid-18th century
Tsu Jinpo (Japanese, 1720–1761), School Nomura School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 x 0.6 cm (1 1/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5275b

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Jinpo
尋甫

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection