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Kozuka with design of horse and willow

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Signed

Ansei go shogatsu futsuka Bunkosai kore o tsukuru [Bunkosai made this on the second day of the first month of the fifth year of Ansei (=1858)] 安政五正月二日文好斎造之

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1858

Dimensions

Overall: 9.6 x 1.4 x 0.4 cm (3 3/4 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.935

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; surface treatment: migaki-ji; decorative technique: katakiri-bori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor