Tsuba with design of kirin, baku, clouds and constellations

Japanese
Edo period
1856
Sato Toho (Japanese, 1824–1859), School Gotô School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 6.6 x 6.1 x 0.9 cm (2 5/8 x 2 3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5517

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; decorative technique: takabori, suemon

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Seiunsha Toho, with a kao, Ansei sannen hinoe-tatsu haru kokusu

青雲舎東峯(花押)安政三年丙辰春刻

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection