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Kozuka with design of Handaka Sonja producing a dragon from a bowl

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Signed

Tôkôsai Setsuga 東光斎雪峨

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, About 1879–89

Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 x 1.5 x 0.6 cm (3 13/16 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5183

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold, shakudo and copper; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor