Tsuba with design of crane and minogame

Japanese
Meiji era
Late 19th century (before 1890)
Kôgyokusai Kazuhisa (Japanese), School Mito School (Japanese, 18th through 20th century)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.8 x 8.2 x 1 cm (3 7/16 x 3 1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5376

Medium or Technique

Main material: silver and copper; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold, shakudo and shibuichi; decorative technique: very high iroe takazogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Kôgyokusai Kazuhisa
高玉齋一久

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection