Taigyo saku, with seal Sai. Signature translation: Made by Taigyo 泰魚 印 齋
Lent by H. L. Higginson, December 31, 1910.
Bequest of Major Henry Lee Higginson
Japanese, Edo period, Early 19th century
- Yamada Taigyo, Japanese
Overall: 9.1 x 4.3 x 2.6 cm (3 9/16 x 1 11/16 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Black lacquer ground sprinkled with fine gold kinpun at medium density; decoration in gold, aokin and silver hiramaki-e and takamaki-e with gold kirikane and larger areas of foil; compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame