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Kozuka with design of butterfly and poem

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Signed

Ryuchiken Teruyuki 龍池軒英随

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early to mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 x 1.4 x 0.4 cm (3 13/16 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.732

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold and silver; decorative technique: hirazogan and katakiri-bori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor