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Kozuka with design of Chinese woman having her portrait painted

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Bunzan, with a kao 文山(花押)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 x 1.4 x 0.5 cm (3 13/16 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.978

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo (?); surface treatment: ishime-ji; other metals: shibuichi back; gold and silver; decorative technique: shishiai-bori and katakiri-bori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor