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Pair of menuki in the form of heads of millet

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[Issai Tomei] 一斎東明

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 (before 1889)

Catalogue Raisonné

131

Dimensions

Overall: 2.4 x 0.7 cm (15/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5353a

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor