Tiered jar and cover with simulated silk brocade wrapper with mandarin duck and floral designs, tied with a real silk cord, the sides with a dragon above formal seigaiha and standing lappet ornament overlaid with sprigs of chrysanthemum

Japanese
Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1889)
Unno Moritoshi (Japanese, 1834–1896)


Dimensions

Overall: 10.3 cm (4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5850a-c

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; other metals: gold, silver, shakudo and copper; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork

Signed

Ryoun Moritoshi kokusu
凌雲盛壽刻

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection