Tsuba with design of Kinko riding on a carp

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1890)
OkawaTeikan (Japanese, 1828–1898), School Mito School (Japanese, 18th through 20th century)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.7 x 8 x 0.4 cm (3 7/16 x 3 1/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5445

Medium or Technique

Main material: brass; other metals: gold and shakudo; decorative technique: takabori, shishiai-bori

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Shiho Rosetsu Teikan teppitsu

紫峰老拙貞幹鐵筆

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection