Tsuba in the form of Shoki the Demon-Queller

Japanese
Meiji era
Late 19th century (before 1890)
Furukawa Genchin (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 9.2 x 8.7 x 1.1 cm (3 5/8 x 3 7/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5384

Medium or Technique

Main material: brass; other metals: gold and silver; decorative technique: takabori with iroe and enamels

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

False signature: [Furukawa Genchin, with a kao]
古川元珍(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection