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Kagami netsuke with design of Chinnan Sennin, dragon and boy attendant

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Signed

Kosai Yoshinobu 孔斎良延

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 (before 1887)

Dimensions

Overall: 3.6 x 1.5 cm (1 7/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5765

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: silver and shakudo; bone and wood cup; decorative technique: uchidashi, zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor