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Pair of menuki in the form of two hawks

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Signed

Ishiguro Kanemoto, with a kao 石黒包元(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Early 19th century

Catalogue Raisonné

98

Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 x 0.7 cm (1 5/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5312b

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor