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Pair of menuki in the form of branches of peony

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Signed

Ishiguro, Masatsune 石黒、政常

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, Early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 0.9 cm (1 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5296b

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor