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Pair of menuki in the form of shishi

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Signed

Toshinobu 利信

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century

Catalogue Raisonné

50

Dimensions

Overall: 3.2 x 0.6 cm (1 1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5255a

Medium or Technique

Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor