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Menuki in the form of two shishi

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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: 3.7 x 0.6 cm (1 7/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5311

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: takabori, zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor