Tsuba with design of deer

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century
Issando Joi (Japanese, 1701–1761)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.6 x 7.7 x 0.7 cm (3 3/8 x 3 1/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5483

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Joi
乗意

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection