Tsuba with design of boatman and Fuji

Japanese
Edo period
mid-19th century
Fujiwara Masatoshi (Japanese), School Tanaka School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 6.9 x 6.4 x 0.5 cm (2 11/16 x 2 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5405

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Ôju kore o tsukuru Masanaga, with a kao [Made to order by Masanaga]
應需造之正壽(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection