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Pair of menuki in the form of Fudo and Kannon

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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 x 1 cm (2 3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5287a

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo and shibuichi; other metals: gold and silver; decorative technique: uchidashi, iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor