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Pair of menuki in the form of boatmen with boats laden with rice-bales

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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–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 6.8 x 0.4 cm (2 11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5270a

Medium or Technique

Decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor