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Tobacco-pouch; kagami netsuke; ojime; kanamono; inner plate with design of two Chinese boy attendants, and bamboo; leather pipe-case

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Signed

The kagami signed Seisei Mingyoku, the inner plate signed Okina, with a kao The ojime signed Naokatsu 清々民玉 翁 直勝

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)

Object Place

Tokyo, Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 11.2 x 8.5 x 3 cm (4 7/16 x 3 3/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5570a-d

Medium or Technique

Main material: leather; decorative technique: uchidashi; katakiri-bori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor