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Tsuba with design of No mask

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Signed

Shozui 政随

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: 6.8 x 6.2 x 0.9 cm (2 11/16 x 2 7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5396

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold, silver, shakudo, copper and shibuichi; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor