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Menuki in the form of a peasant seated with sheaves of rice

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Signed

Hironaga 弘寿

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

Dimensions

Overall: 3.6 x 0.7 cm (1 7/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5325

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: takabori, zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor