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Kagami netsuke with design of shishi; bowl carved with a leafy branch

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Signed

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 (before 1889)

Dimensions

Overall: 4.1 x 1.6 cm (1 5/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5807

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor