Tsuba with design of shishi and peonies

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
Gotô Mitsuhiro (Japanese, 1797–1845), School Gotô School (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

43

Dimensions

Overall: 7.7 x 7.2 x 1.1 cm (3 1/16 x 2 13/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5442

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; surface treatment: nanako-ji; other metals: gold; copper sekigane; shakudo plug; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Gotô Mitsuhiro, with kaô
後藤光熈(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection