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Kozuka with design of pine saplings and rising sun

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Signed

Ansei kinoto-u jogatsu kore o horu; Carved in the first month of the kinoto-u year of Ansei (=1855); Mitsuaki, with a kao 安政乙卯上月鐫之 光明(花押)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1855

Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 x 1.4 x 0.5 cm (3 13/16 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1180a

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor