Tsuba with design of flying cranes

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 x 6.9 x 0.5 cm (2 15/16 x 2 11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5484

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; other metals: gold; copper sekigane; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, nikubori, iroe

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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