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Pair of menuki in the form of peonies

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Signed

Iwamoto Kansai 岩本寛斎

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, Late 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 x 0.8 cm (7/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5280a-b

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor