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Tsuba with design of waves and spray

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Signed

Omori Teruhide, with a kao 大森英秀(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th century

Catalogue Raisonné

91

Dimensions

Overall: 7.7 x 7.2 x 0.6 cm (3 1/16 x 2 13/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5454

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; other metals: gold and silver; decorative technique: takabori with undercutting and zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor