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Kozuka with design of sparrows and willow tree

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Signed

Nara Toshinori 奈良利乗

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 10.1 x 1.8 x 0.7 cm (4 x 11/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.758

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor