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Pair of menuki in the form of cockerel, hen and chicks

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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, early to mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 3.1 x 0.8 cm (1 1/4 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5306b

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor