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Tsuba with design of dragon and waves on the rim

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Signed

Chosendo Omori Terumitsu, with kao 朝泉堂大森英満(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early to mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 8.2 x 7.8 x 1 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5448

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; copper sekigane; decorative technique: takabori, zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor