Fuchi-kashira with designs of Nio, cherry-blossom and clouds

Japanese
Edo period
mid-19th century
Tsuchiya Shômin (Japanese, mid-19th century), School Tsuchiya School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 1.7 x 1.1 cm (1 3/8 x 11/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5200b

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold, copper and shakudo; decorative technique: takabori and zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Tsuchiya Shômin, with a gold kao

土屋正珉(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection