Tsuba with design of Nio

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century (?)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 8.5 x 0.6 cm (3 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5389

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: copper sekigane; decorative technique: sukashi-bori, takabori

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