Tsuba with design of Enma-o, demons and sinners

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1889)
Hitotsuyanagi Tomotoshi (Japanese, 1831–1889), School Mito School (Japanese, 18th through 20th century)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.8 x 8.6 x 0.5 cm (3 7/16 x 3 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5421

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper; other metals: gold; decorative technique: takabori, zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Ichiryuken Tomotoshi, with a seal Hirano
一柳友壽 印 平野

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection