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Pipe case with design of mantis and plant

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1889)


Dimensions

Overall: 22.8 cm (9 in.)

Accession Number

11.5552

Medium or Technique

Main material: ebony; other metals: gold, silver and shibuichi; decorative technique: overlay

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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