Tsuba with design of horses

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
Yokoya Somin (Japanese), School Yokoya School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 x 7.1 x 0.5 cm (2 15/16 x 2 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5424

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: shakudo plug; decorative technique: katakiri-bori

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Somin, with a kao
宗*(玉+民)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection