Tsuba with design of monsters

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1890)
Ishiguro Masayoshi (Japanese, 1775–1862)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 8.4 x 0.7 cm (3 1/2 x 3 5/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5415

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold, silver and shakudo; decorative technique: takabori, zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Ishiguro Masayoshi saku
石黒政美作

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection