Tobacco pipe in the form of Raijin and Futen releasing a thunderstorm

Japanese
Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1889)
Unno Moritoshi (Japanese, 1834–1896), School Mito School (Japanese, 18th through 20th century)


Dimensions

Overall: 24 cm (9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5548

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold, silver and shibuichi; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork

Inscription

凌雲齋盛壽生

Signed

Ryounsai Moritoshi sei

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection