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Pair of menuki in the form of Buddha and guardian deity

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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, Late 18th–early 19th century (?)

Dimensions

Overall: 3.7 x 0.9 cm (1 7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5355a

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper; other metals: gold and shibuichi; decorative technique: takabori, zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor