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Kozuka with design of tiger, plants and river

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Signed

Egawa Toshimitsu 江川利光

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th–early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 1.4 x 0.7 cm (3 7/8 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.883

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo (?); surface treatment: ishime-ji; other metals: reverse shibuichi; gold and silver; decorative technique: takabori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor