Tsuba with design of dragon and waves

Japanese
Edo period
mid-19th century
Sasayama Atsuoki (Japanese, 1813–1891), School Otsuki School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 7.6 x 0.6 cm (3 1/8 x 3 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5512

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold and shibuichi; decorative technique: iroe takazogan and sukashi-bori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Bunsen Atsuoki sei [Made by Bunsen Atsuoki]
文僊篤興製

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection