Tsuba with design of gourd vine

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 6.1 x 5.2 x 0.4 cm (2 3/8 x 2 1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5426

Medium or Technique

Main material: sentoku; surface treatment: ishime-ji; other metals: gold and enamels; copper sekigane; decorative technique: zogan and shippo

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