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Tsuba with design of guri scrolls

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Signed

Fukuchi Tadamasa, with a kao 福地尹正(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 6.9 x 6.4 x 0.4 cm (2 11/16 x 2 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5364

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: copper; decorative technique: guri-bori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor