Tsuba with design of dragons, clouds and paulownia motifs

Japanese
Edo period
18th century
Nara Masanaga


Dimensions

Overall: 7.1 x 6.7 cm (2 13/16 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5482

Medium or Technique

Main material: silver; other metals: gold; copper sekigane; decorative technique: iroe takazogan and sukashibori

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Nara Masanaga saku
奈良正長作

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection