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Kozuka with design of peonies

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Morimura Atsutaka, with a kao 守邨厚隆(花押)

Provenance

Acquired by Fine Art Society, London from J.C. Hawkshaw Hollycombe, Liphook, England, 1910; acquired by W.S. and J.T. Spaulding around 1911; acquired by MFA, November 18, 1937

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 x 1.5 x 0.4 cm (3 13/16 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.675

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor