Tsuba with design of Monju Bosatsu on a lion

Japanese
Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1890)
Unno Moritoshi (Japanese, 1834–1896)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.8 x 8.4 x 0.8 cm (3 7/16 x 3 5/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5392

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; other metals: gold, shakudo, shibuichi and copper; decorative technique: takabori, iroe zogan and engraving

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Ryonsai, with seal Moritoshi
凌雲斎 印 盛壽

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection