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Tobacco pipe with design of Kinko Sennin on a carp watched by the king of Song and his courtiers

Inscription

千賀政光彫之 明治十 八月清明日

Signed

Senga Masamitsu kore o horu Meiji ju hachigatsu seimei no hi [Senga Masamitsu carved this on a bright day in the eighth month of Meiji 10 (=1877).]

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, 1877

Accession Number

11.5534

Medium or Technique

Main material: silver; bamboo stem; other metals: gold and shakudo; decorative technique: takabori, zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork