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Kagami netsuke with design of two rats carrying Daikoku's sack and mallet on a pole; bowl in the form of a rice bale

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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: 4.3 x 2.8 x 1.9 cm (1 11/16 x 1 1/8 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5772

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; ivory; other metals: shakudo, shibuichi and silver; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor