Tsuba with design of rain dragons

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
School Umetada School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.2 x 7.9 x 0.4 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5429

Medium or Technique

Main material: brass (?); surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold, shakudo and shibuichi (?); decorative technique: hirazogan,engraving

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