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Plaque for a cigarette box with design of dragon and clouds

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Signed

Ichiryuken Tomotoshi, with a seal Ichiryu 一柳軒友壽 印 一柳

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)

Catalogue Raisonné

144

Dimensions

Overall: 7.1 x 10.3 cm (2 13/16 x 4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5861

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor