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Menuki in the form of a seated figure with fan and cockerel

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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, early to mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 x 0.4 cm (1 5/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5344

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori,

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor