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Pair of menuki in the form of two New Year dancers

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Signed

[Omori Terumitsu, with a kao] 大森英満(花押)

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: 3.5 x 0.9 cm (1 3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5308b

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor