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Tsuba with woven wire pattern

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 18th century (?)

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 8.5 x 1 cm (3 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5436

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: brass and copper; decorative technique: woven wire

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor