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Pair of menuki each in the form of a bird, stream and plants

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Signed

[Funada Ikkin (a)] Hashimoto Isshi (b)

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 5.6 x 0.3 cm (2 3/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.717b

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: shakudo and shibuichi; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, iroe takazogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor