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Plaque for a cigarette box with design of carp, ripples and weed

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Signed

Signed with two undeciphered characters and a seal Yoshiharu (不詳) 印 義治

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)

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 9 cm (2 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5860

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor