Tsuba

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
School Katchushi School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 10.9 x 10.1 x 0.4 cm (4 5/16 x 4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.19.11

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Unsigned
無銘

Provenance

By 1918, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)

Notes:
[1] See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel