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Kozuka with design of crayfish and fern

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Jochu, with gold-inlaid kao 如*(竹+中)(花押)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th–early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 x 1.7 x 1 cm (3 13/16 x 11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.875

Medium or Technique

Main material: sentoku; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: copper, shakudo and gold; decorative technique: takabori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor