User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Tobacco pipe with design of cockerel, chicken, sparrow and bamboo

Inscription

正秋

Signed

Masaaki

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

11.5544

Medium or Technique

Main material: silver; bamboo stem; other metals: gold, shakudo, shibuichi and copper; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork