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Tsuba with design of massed chrysanthemums

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Signed

Egawa Toshihide, with a kao 江川利秀(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7.1 x 7.1 x 0.5 cm (2 13/16 x 2 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5413

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; decorative technique: sukidashi-bori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor