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Pair of menuki in the form of Marishiten on a boar and Kongoyasha with ritual implements

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Tobi Kofu Saijo Yanagawa no atari no ju Shoami Katsuyoshi, with a seal Josha [Shoami Katsuyoshi, by the Yanagawa river in the castle of Okayama in eastern Bizen Province] 東備岡府西城柳川辺住正阿弥勝義 印 錚舎

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Catalogue Raisonné

126

Dimensions

Overall: 3.9 x 0.9 cm (1 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.718a

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, takazogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor