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Tsuba with design of Yamato Takeru holding a sword

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Signed

Shojuken Hamano Noriyuki, with a seal 松壽軒濱野矩随 印

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: 8.6 x 7.5 x 1 cm (3 3/8 x 2 15/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5478

Medium or Technique

Main material: brass; other metals: silver; decorative technique: takabori, zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor