Tsuba with design of ho-o bird, wisteria mon and various geometric and floral patterns

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 7.1 x 6.6 x 0.5 cm (2 13/16 x 2 5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5368

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; other metals: shell; decorative technique: lacquer

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