Tsuba with design of snake

Japanese
Edo period
mid-19th century
Seki Yoshinori (Japanese, 1799–1870), School Nara School (Japanese)


Accession Number

11.5492

Medium or Technique

Main material: brass; other metals: gold and shakudo; copper sekigane; decorative technique: nikubori, zogan

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Seki Yoshinori, with a kao
関義則(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection