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Tobacco pipe with design of Chôhi and Gentoku (in Chinese, Zhang Fei and Xuande) with a scroll inscribed with their blood-oath; the bowl with a pine tree and halberd

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1889)
Ichiyoken Toshiharu (Japanese), School Mito School (Japanese, 18th through 20th century)


Dimensions

Overall: 22.9 cm (9 in.)

Accession Number

11.5531

Medium or Technique

Main material: silver; wood stem; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold, shakudo, shibuichi and copper; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork

Signed

Toshiharu, with a kao
利春(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection