Tsuba with design of chrysanthemum blossoms

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th century
Takase Eiju (Japanese, active 1775–1800), School Mito School (Japanese, 18th through 20th century)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 x 7 x 0.5 cm (2 15/16 x 2 3/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5440

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; other metals: gold seal; copper sekigane; shakudo plugs; decorative technique: usunikubori

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Suiryusai Takase Eiju, with a gold-inlaid kao
垂柳壽高瀬栄寿(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection