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Tsuba with design of lilies

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Signed

Bushu no ju Masayoshi 武州住正義

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7.2 x 6.9 x 0.5 cm (2 13/16 x 2 11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5472

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; decorative technique: sukashi-bori and sukidashi-bori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor