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Tsuba with design of Enma-o, demon and sinner

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Signed

Oju Unno Moritoshi kore o horu [Carved to order by Unno Moritoshi] 應需海野盛壽鐫之

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, Late 19th century (before 1890)

Catalogue Raisonné

153

Dimensions

Overall: 8.7 x 8.3 x 0.7 cm (3 7/16 x 3 1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5420

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor