Tsuba with enameled ornament

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


Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 x 7.1 x 0.6 cm (2 15/16 x 2 13/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5464

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: enamels and gold; copper sekigane; shakudo plug; decorative technique: shippo and zogan

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