Kagami signed Ryumin, with a kao 立民（花押）
1890, Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequest to MFA, Boston, December 7, 1911.
Charles Goddard Weld Collection
Japanese, Meiji era, mid to late 19th century (before 1889)
- Serizawa Ryumin, Japanese, born in 1826
Overall: 13 x 8.3 x 4 cm (5 1/8 x 3 1/4 x 1 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Main material: stenciled leather; other metals: gold silver, shakudo, shibuichi and copper; ivory cup for kagami netsuke; decorative technique: uchidashi; iroe takazogan