Netsuke signed Ren 蓮
1890, Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequest to MFA, Boston, December 7, 1911.
Charles Goddard Weld Collection
Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century (before 1889)
- Rensai, Japanese
Overall: 13.3 x 10.3 x 4.5 cm (5 1/4 x 4 1/16 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Main material: leather; other metals: ivory, coral, gold, silver, shakudo and shibuichi; decorative technique: uchidashi; iroe takazogan