Kagami netsuke with design of shishi and peony; bowl with two dancers

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


Dimensions

Overall: 5.2 x 1.8 cm (2 1/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5773

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; ivory; other metals: shakudo; decorative technique: takabori, zogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

The kagami signed Toshikatsu
The bowl signed Minkoku
壽勝 民谷

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection