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Tsuba with design of Futen releasing a storm

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Signed

Someya Hideuji tsukuru 染谷秀氏造

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: 8 x 7.5 x 0.8 cm (3 1/8 x 2 15/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5488

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; other metals: gold, silver, shakudo and copper; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor