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Kanamono or menuki in the form of Monju Bosatsu seated on a lion

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Signed

Ryoun Moritoshi (with 11.5608) 凌雲盛壽

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)

Catalogue Raisonné

150

Dimensions

Overall: 2.9 x 0.6 cm (1 1/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5607

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: shakudo; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor