Tsuba with design of leaves and blossom on a wave

Japanese
Edo period
mid-19th century
Horai (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 6.3 x 0.4 cm (2 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5398

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and shibuichi; shakudo plug; decorative technique: takabori, zogan, hirazogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Horai Katsuyoshi
豊來曷宜

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection