Tobacco-pouch; ivory netsuke; ivory ojime; kanamono; leather pipecase

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


Dimensions

Overall: 13.3 x 10.3 x 4.5 cm (5 1/4 x 4 1/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5555a-d

Medium or Technique

Main material: leather; other metals: ivory, coral, gold, silver, shakudo and shibuichi; decorative technique: uchidashi; iroe takazogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Netsuke signed Ren

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection