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Plaque for a cigarette box with design of cockerel, hen , chicks, crow and grape-vine

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Signed

Yoshi . . . 義。。。

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: 9.8 x 13.4 cm (3 7/8 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5859

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor