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Fuchi-kashira with designs of autumn flowers

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Yanagawa Naoharu, with a kao 柳川直春(花押)

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th–early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 x 1.6 x 0.8 cm (1 5/16 x 5/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.704a

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor