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Tobacco pipe with design of cockerel, chicken, sparrow and bamboo

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


Dimensions

Overall: 22.7 cm (8 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5544

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork

Inscription

正秋

Signed

Masaaki

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection