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Kozuka with design of a courtesan in a boat (Asazuma-bune)

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Signed

Hanabusa Itcho zu [(From a) design by Hanabusa Itcho] Soyo, with a kao 英一蝶図  宗与(花押)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th–early 19th century (?)

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 1.4 x 0.4 cm (3 3/4 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.853

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor