Tsuba with design of turnip and butterfly

Japanese
Edo period
18th century (?)
School Katchushi School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.8 x 7.6 x 0.5 cm (3 1/16 x 3 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5480

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; decorative technique: sukashi-bori

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