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Kozuka with design of Daruma seated in a grotto

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Hachijuhassai Tan'yu utusu [Drawn by Tan'yu, aged eighty-eight] 八十八才探幽写

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

37.1043

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor