User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Tsuba with design of two prancing horses

Start collecting

Signed

Shigetsugu 重次

Provenance

Purchased from Chikami Kiyoomi, former governor of Kagoshima, by Okakura Kakuzo

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Japanese, Edo period, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7.8 x 7.4 x 0.4 cm (3 1/16 x 2 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.1813

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; decorative technique: sukidashi-bori and sukashi-bori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor