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Plaque for a cigarette box with design of Raijin, tree, drums and temple lantern

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

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: 10.7 x 7.7 cm (4 3/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5858

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor