Tsuba with design of eighteen courtier-poets

Japanese
Edo period
Early 19th century
Kan'yosai Yoshitsugu (Japanese), School Sôten School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.1 x 7.7 x 0.5 cm (3 3/16 x 3 1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5390

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and silver; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, takabori, nunome-zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Kan'yosai Yoshitsugu, with a kao
管陽斎義次(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection