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Tobacco pipe with design of dragons and jewel

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


Dimensions

Overall: 26.1 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5533

Medium or Technique

Main material: silver; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: silver and shakudo; decorative technique: takabori, zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork

Inscription

利敬(花押)

Signed

Toshitaka, with a kao

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection