Tsuba with design of shishi and peonies

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
Gotô Mitsuhiro (Japanese, 1797–1845), School Gotô School (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

44

Dimensions

Overall: 8.2 x 7.8 x 1.2 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.5418

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; surface treatment: nanako-ji; other metals: gold; copper sekigane; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Gotô Mitsuhiro, with kao
後藤光熈(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection