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Kozuka with design of egret, chidori, boat-post and grasses

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Signed

Hidetoshi, with a kao 英寿(花押)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.6 x 1.5 x 0.5 cm (3 3/4 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.891

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold, silver and shakudo; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor