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Kozuka with design of the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove

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Heianjo no junin Ichinomiya Kenryushi Nagayoshi, with a kao [Ichinomiya Kenryushi Nagayoshi, resident of Kyoto] 平安城住人一ノ宮見龍子長義(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th century

Catalogue Raisonné

81

Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 1.4 x 0.4 cm (3 7/8 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5223a

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor