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Menuki (?) in the form of Senju Kannon

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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, mid to late 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7.2 x 2.6 x 1.1 cm (2 13/16 x 1 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5244

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor