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Menuki in the form of a flying goose and peony

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Signed

Masaaki 政明

Provenance

1890, Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequest to MFA, Boston, December 7, 1911.

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century (?)

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 0.7 cm (1 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5339

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; other metals: shakudô and shibuichi; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor