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Kozuka with design of deer

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 1.5 x 0.7 cm (3 7/8 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.835

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and shibuichi; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor