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Kozuka with design of Ono no Komachi with attendant holding umbrella

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Ichijosai Hironaga, with a kao 一乗斎弘寿(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 x 1.5 x 0.5 cm (3 13/16 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5228a

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor