Tsuba with design of insects

Japanese
Edo period
mid-19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 6.8 x 6.1 x 0.6 cm (2 11/16 x 2 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5410

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; surface treatment: nanako-ji; other metals: gold; gold plug; decorative technique: sue-mon

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