Tsuba with design of dragon and tiger

Japanese
Edo period
mid-19th century
Umetada (Japanese), School Umetada School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 7.8 x 0.5 cm (3 5/16 x 3 1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5463

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; shakudo plug; decorative technique: takabori, zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Umetada saku
(梅花)忠作

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection