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Kozuka with design of Chinese poet Li Bai (Rihaku) and an attendant by a waterfall

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Signed

Naokage, with a kao 直景(花押)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early to mid-19th century (?)

Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 1.5 x 0.4 cm (3 7/8 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1006

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor