Tsuba with design of Chinese sage

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1890)
Baidô (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.2 x 7.8 x 0.4 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5431

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper; other metals: gold and shibuichi; decorative technique: takabori, zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Baidô, with a kaô
梅道(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection