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Tsuba with design of shishi

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Signed

Chôhan Toyoyuki saku 長藩豊幸作

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 x 6.9 x 0.5 cm (2 15/16 x 2 11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5506

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor