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Tobacco pipe with design of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune

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


Dimensions

Overall: 26 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5536

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork

Inscription

無銘

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection