Tsuba with design of Futen releasing a storm

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1890)
Hirano Nagamitsu (Japanese, born in 1846), School Mito School (Japanese, 18th through 20th century)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 7.4 x 0.5 cm (3 5/16 x 2 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5501

Medium or Technique

Surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold and shakudo; decorative technique: takabori, katakiri-bori, zogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Ichiryuken Nagamitsu teppitsu Toeizan no fumoto ni oite kore o horu
一柳軒壽光鐵筆 東叡山於麓鐫是

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection