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Kozuka with design of grapevine

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Provenance

1890, Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequest to MFA, Boston, December 7, 1911.

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 x 1.4 x 0.5 cm (3 13/16 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5230a

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold and semi-precious stones; decorative technique: takabori and katakiri-bori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor