Menuki in the form of a shishi

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 4.3 x 0.9 cm (1 11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5349

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Unsigned
無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection