Tsuba with design of Jurojin holding a scroll

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century (before 1890)
Hamano Shôzui (Japanese, 1696–1769), School Hamano School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 7.7 x 0.6 cm (3 1/8 x 3 1/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5474

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold, shakudo, shibuichi and copper; shibuichi plugs; decorative technique: takabori, zogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Hankeishi Shozui
半圭子政随

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection