Tsuba with design of nomaku (outdoor curtain)

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1890)


Dimensions

Overall: 12.2 x 11.8 x 0.2 cm (4 13/16 x 4 5/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5434

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold, brass, shibuichi, sahari; decorative technique: hirazogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Unsigned
無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection