Tsuba with design of storm dragon

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century
Tomoyoshi (Japanese), School Mito School (Japanese, 18th through 20th century)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.9 x 7 x 0.5 cm (3 1/8 x 2 3/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5496

Medium or Technique

Main material: brass; other metals: gold and shakudo; decorative technique: takabori, zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Tomoyoshi, with a kao
知義(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection