Tsuba with design of the Bunbuku Chagama story

Japanese
Edo period
mid-19th century
Morikawa Toshikage (Japanese), School Tanaka School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 6.1 x 0.3 cm (2 3/4 x 2 3/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5399

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Toshikage, with a kao on the reverse
壽景(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection