Tsuba with design of fishes and squid

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century
School Shoami School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.7 x 8.2 x 0.7 cm (3 7/16 x 3 1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5498

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold, shakudo and shibuichi; gilt plugs; decorative technique: sue-mon

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Unsigned
無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection