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Kozuka with design of centipede

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Moroka saku 師香作

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 18th century (?)

Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 1.4 x 0.5 cm (3 7/8 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.991

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; surface treatment: nanako-ji; decorative technique: takabori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor