Tsuba with design of swimming carp

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1890)
Ishiguro Masatsune (Japanese, 1760–1828)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 7.6 x 0.9 cm (3 5/16 x 3 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5453

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold, shakudo and brass; decorative technique: iroe hirazogan, sue-mon

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Jugakusai Ishiguro Masatsune, wih seal Ishiguro
壽岳齋石黒政常 印 石黒

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection