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Tsuba with design of Choryo and Kosekiko

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Signed

Shogodo Naoyuki *(禾+亀)毫堂直随

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th–early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7.2 x 6.5 x 0.6 cm (2 13/16 x 2 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5510

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold and silver; copper sekigane; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor