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Kozuka with design of a mounted slung sword (tachi)

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Signed

Kifu no ju Ryushiken Kanehara Naosada, with a kao [Ryushiken Kanehara Naosada, resident of Kifu] 紀府住柳枝軒金原直貞(花押)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 1.5 x 0.4 cm (3 7/8 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1005

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; surface treatment: nanako-ji; other metals: gold and shakudo; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor