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Kozuka with design of rat and daikon

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Signed

Bunkyu yon kinoe-ne haru hajimete kore o tsukuru Hashimoto Isshi, with a kao [Hashimoto Isshi first executed this design in the fourth year of Bunkyu, kinoe-ne (=1864)] 文久四甲子春はじめて作之 橋本一至(花押)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 1.5 x 0.6 cm (3 7/8 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.963

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor