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Kozuka with design of Jurojin and a deer

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Signed

Somin, with a kao 宗*(玉+民)(花押)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.9 x 1.5 x 0.5 cm (3 7/8 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.852

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor