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Tsuba with design of Gama sennin and toad

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Signed

Yoshu Mitsuoki 雍州光興

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: 6.7 x 6.1 x 0.6 cm (2 5/8 x 2 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5402

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor