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Pair of menuki in the form of daikon

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Ichinomiya Echizen no daijo Minamoto no Nagatsune, with a kao 一宮越前大拯源長常(花押)

Provenance

1890, Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequest to MFA, Boston, December 7, 1911.

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-18th century

Catalogue Raisonné

80

Dimensions

Overall: 4.8 x 0.7 cm (1 7/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5242b

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: takabori, uchidashi

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor