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Pair of menuki in the form of tigers

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Signed

[Omori Teruhide] 大森英秀

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

Dimensions

Overall: 6.7 x 1.3 cm (2 5/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.5302b

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper; other metals: shakudo; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor