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Pair of menuki in the form of chrysanthemum and plum

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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, mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 4.2 x 0.5 cm (1 5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5259a

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: silver and shakudo; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor