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Card-case with design of carp and landscape

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Unsigned 無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 10.7 x 6.8 x 1.3 cm (4 3/16 x 2 11/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.5825

Medium or Technique

Carp side: black lacquer ground with kinpun, ao-kinpun and gold hirame, decorated in gold, aokin and colored hiramaki-e and takamaki-e with encrustations of shell and other materials; landscape side similar but with gold kirikane also; compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro