Tsuba in the form of a piece of tree fungus and a branch

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
Sakai Hideyoshi (Japanese), School Ômori School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 6.8 x 5.1 x 1.1 cm (2 11/16 x 2 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5500

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper; other metals: shakudo and shibuichi; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Gyônen rokujûkyûsai Ittokusai

行年六十九才一徳齋

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection