Tsuba with design of an oni and his umbrella flying away

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1890)
Tsuchiya Yasuchika (Japanese, 1670–1744)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 8.4 x 0.9 cm (3 5/16 x 3 5/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5455

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold, copper and shibuichi; decorative technique: iroe takazogan and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Tôu
東雨

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection