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Tsuba with design of eagle and waves

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Shunshodo Iwamoto Konkan, with a kaô 春曙堂岩本昆寛(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century (before 1890)

Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 8.7 x 1 cm (3 7/8 x 3 7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5443

Medium or Technique

Main material: brass; other metals: gold, silver and shakudo; decorative technique: iroe hirazogan and engraving

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor