1890, Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequest to MFA, Boston, December 7, 1911.
Charles Goddard Weld Collection
Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century
Overall: 10.7 x 6.8 x 1.3 cm (4 3/16 x 2 11/16 x 1/2 in.)
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