Kagami netsuke plate with design of Buddha and Confucius

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1889)
Umeyama Morichika (Japanese, about 1875)


Dimensions

Overall: 4.6 x 0.7 cm (1 13/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5782

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Morichika
盛周

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Weld Collection