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Pipe case with design of mantis and plant

Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century (before 1889)

Accession Number

11.5552

Medium or Technique

Main material: ebony; other metals: gold, silver and shibuichi; decorative technique: overlay

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor