Tsuba with design of carp, weed and stream

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1890)
Unno Katsumori (Japanese, 1852–1886), School Mito School (Japanese, 18th through 20th century)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 7.7 x 0.9 cm (3 5/16 x 3 1/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5465

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold, shakudo, shibuichi and brass; decorative technique: takabori, zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Katsumori tsukuru
勝盛造

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection