Plaque for a cigarette box with design of dragon and clouds

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1889)
Hitotsuyanagi Tomotoshi (Japanese, 1831–1889), School Mito School (Japanese, 18th through 20th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

144

Dimensions

Overall: 7.1 x 10.3 cm (2 13/16 x 4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5861

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Ichiryuken Tomotoshi, with a seal Ichiryu
一柳軒友壽 印 一柳

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection