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Kozuka with design of Benkei chastising Yoshitsune at the Ataka pass

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Signed

[Goto Teijo, with a kao] 後藤呈乗(花押)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 18th–19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 1.5 x 0.6 cm (3 3/4 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.678

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor