Tsuba with design of Yamato Takeru holding a sword

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1890)
Forgery of Hamano Noriyuki I (Japanese, 1736–1787), Forgery of Hamano Noriyuki II (Japanese, 1771–1852)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.6 x 7.5 x 1 cm (3 3/8 x 2 15/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5478

Medium or Technique

Main material: brass; other metals: silver; decorative technique: takabori, zogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Shojuken Hamano Noriyuki, with a seal
松壽軒濱野矩随 印

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection