Tsuba with design of massed chrysanthemums

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
Inoue Tomonobu (Japanese), School Chôshû School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.9 x 7.4 x 0.4 cm (3 1/8 x 2 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5428

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: shakudo plug; decorative technique: sukidashi-bori

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Chohan Inoue Tomonobu saku
長藩井上友信作

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection