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Pair of menuki in the form of monkeys with gohei and sanbaso hats

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Signed

Tanaka Yoshikatsu, with a kao 田中芳勝(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early to mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 2.9 x 0.6 cm (1 1/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5276a

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor