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Tobacco-pouch and pipecase with embossed designs; kagami netsuke, kanamono and ojime in the form of the three sacred monkeys: iwazaru, mizaru and kikazaru

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Signed

Kanamono signed Katsuhiro, with a kao 勝廣(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 (before 1889)

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 10.2 x 5 cm (5 1/2 x 4 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5560a-d

Medium or Technique

Main material: embossed and painted leather; other metals: gold, copper, shakudo and shibuichi; ivory bowl; decorative technique: uchidashi; iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor