Tsuba with design of dragon and clouds

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 5.7 x 4.9 x 0.5 cm (2 1/4 x 1 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5469

Medium or Technique

Main material: brass; other metals: enamels and gold; decorative technique: shippo

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Unsigned
無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection