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Kozuka with design of stylized Chinese characters

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Signed

Goto Seijo, with a kao 後藤清乗(花押)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 18th–19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 10.6 x 2 x 0.7 cm (4 3/16 x 13/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.1173

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold and silver; decorative technique: hirazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor