Tsuba with design of kappa and cucumber

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1890)
Nagahama Yoshinobu (Japanese, died in 1887), School Mito School (Japanese, 18th through 20th century)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.7 x 7.7 x 0.8 cm (3 7/16 x 3 1/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5471

Medium or Technique

Main material: brass; other metals: gold, silver, shakudo and copper; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Yoshinobu teppitsu

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection