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Manju netsuke with design of the character kotobuki

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early to mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 4.7 x 2.9 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5893b

Medium or Technique

Gold nashiji lacquer ground; decoration in gold takamaki-e; silvered metal himotoshi

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro