Kanamono or menuki in the form of Monju Bosatsu seated on a lion

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1889)
Unno Moritoshi (Japanese, 1834–1896), School Unno School (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

150

Dimensions

Overall: 2.9 x 0.6 cm (1 1/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5607

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Ryoun Moritoshi (with 11.5608)
凌雲盛壽

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection