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Fuchi with design of reeds and ripples

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Kamo Akiyoshi, with a kao 加茂明祥(花押)

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 2.1 x 1 cm (1 1/2 x 13/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.706

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; surface treatment: nanako-ji; other metals: gold, copper and shibuichi; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor