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Menuki in the form of two Manzai dancers and New Year bamboo shoots

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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 x 0.6 cm (1 3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5345

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor