Tsuba with design of fish, shellfish and crustacea

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century
Ishiguro Masayoshi (Japanese, 1775–1862)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.8 x 7.9 x 0.9 cm (3 7/16 x 3 1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5494

Medium or Technique

Main material: brass; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold, silver, shakudô, shibuichi and copper; decorative technique: iroe takazogan, sue-mon

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Tsuba

Signed

Ishiguro Masayoshi
石黒政美

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection