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Kozuka with design of spider capturing a butterfly

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Signed

[Ômori Terumitsu, with gold-inlaid kao] 大森英光(花押)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th–early 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

37.881

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: shakudo, silver, gold and copper; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor