Tsuba with design of flying cranes

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
Mitsumasa (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.9 x 7.3 x 0.5 cm (3 1/8 x 2 7/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5406

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; shakudo plugs; decorative technique: takabori, zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Mitsumasa saku
光政作

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection