Tsuba with design of Raijin, Futen, clouds and lightning

Japanese
Edo period
1855
Sato Toho (Japanese, 1824–1859), School Gotô School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 x 6.9 x 0.8 cm (2 15/16 x 2 11/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5516

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; gilt plug; decorative technique: takabori, suemon

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Seiunsha Toho, with a kao, Ansei ninen kinoto-u aki kokusu
青雲舎東峯(花押)安政二年乙卯秋刻

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection