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Kozuka with design of Koronbo holding a branch of coral

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[Gyonen nanajunisai Otsuryuken Shozui] [Otsuryuken Shozui, aged seventy-two] 行年七十二才乙柳軒政随

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 1.4 x 0.6 cm (3 7/8 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.772

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor