Tsuba with design of flying goose

Japanese
Meiji era
Late 19th century (before 1886)
Hagiya Katsuhira (Japanese, 1804–1876), School Mito School (Japanese, 18th through 20th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

145

Dimensions

Overall: 8.7 x 8.2 x 1 cm (3 7/16 x 3 1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5386

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold, silver, shakudo and shibuichi; decorative technique: very high iroe takazogan with katakiri-bori

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Seiryoken Katushira, with a kao
生涼軒勝平(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection