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Kozuka with design of cuttlefish and other fish

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Signed

Iwamoto Ryokan, with a kao 岩本良寛(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 0.6 cm (3 7/8 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.885

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; surface treatment: nanako-ji; other metals: gold and copper; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor