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Menuki in the form of a Nio

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Toryusai 登龍齋

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Object Place

Kikuoka family

Dimensions

Overall: 3.9 x 0.6 cm (1 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.103

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor