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Kozuka with design of swallow, pine and moon

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Signed

[Uchikoshi Hironaga, with a kao] 打越弘寿

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 x 1.4 x 0.5 cm (3 13/16 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.889

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold, silver and shibuichi; decorative technique: shippo, low iroe takazogan and katakiri-bori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor