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Tsuba with design of White-Robed Kannon sitting in a lotus leaf

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Signed

Butsudeshi Hamano Noriyuki saku toki Meiwa roku mi toshi Kikuten ryushu horu 佛弟子濱埜矩随作 時明和六巳年 菊天龍集鐫

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century (before 1890)

Dimensions

Overall: 9.3 x 8.8 x 1 cm (3 11/16 x 3 7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5504

Medium or Technique

Main material: brass; other metals: gold and other materials; decorative technique: suemon, takabori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor