Menuki in the form of a wasp on a flowering branch

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
Hashimoto (Japanese), School Hashimoto School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 3.6 x 0.6 cm (1 7/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5331

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: copper and silver; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, takazogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Hashimoto
橋本

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection