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Pair of menuki each in the form of a stem of peony

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Unsigned 無銘

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th–early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 4.6 x 0.7 cm (1 13/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.722a-b

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor