Tsuba with design of shishi

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century
Tetsugendo Naoshige (Japanese, died in 1780), School Tetsugendo School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 7.1 x 0.5 cm (3 x 2 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5435

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, takabori, zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Okamoto Naoshige, with seal Toshiyuki
岡本尚茂 印 敏行

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection