Tsuba with design of suisen (narcissus)

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 6.3 x 0.5 cm (2 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5458

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold, silver and shibuichi; shakudo plug and shim; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Unsigned

無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection