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Kagami netsuke with design of Monju Bosatsu and lion

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Signed

Seijo 誠乗

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, Late 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 3.9 x 1.4 cm (1 9/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5764

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: ivory cup; decorative technique: shishiai-bori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor