Tsuba with design of Raijin raising a storm

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


Dimensions

Overall: 9.1 x 8.4 x 1 cm (3 9/16 x 3 5/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5503

Medium or Technique

Main material: brass; other metals: gold, copper, shakudo and shibuichi; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Yoshinobu Keichu (Takatada)
美信敬忠

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection