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Okimono in the form of an eagle, octopus and shellfish on a rock, with a metal stand

Inscription

明治九年夏秀鏡製 印 真

Signed

Meiji kunen natsu Shukyo sei, with a seal Shin [made by Shukyo in the ninth year of Meiji]

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1876

Accession Number

11.5862

Medium or Technique

The rock rootwood; the eagle shibuichi; other materials gold, silver, copper, and shell

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork