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Kozuka with design of grapevine

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th–19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 1.4 x 0.7 cm (3 7/8 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5241a

Medium or Technique

Main material: ebony; other metals: stained ivory, amber and shell; decorative technique: onlay

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor